Pawpaws A to Z: A Unique Tropic Tree

Blackbrook Audubon will begin its 2018-19 season with an introduction to the pawpaw tree by Trevor Wearstler, Blackbrook’s secretary and naturalist for Geauga Park District. The pawpaw belongs to the tropical tree family of custard-apples, but is cold tolerant. It’s fruit is North America’s largest edible fruit and has a fascinating natural history. In 2009, … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Opens its 2018-2019 Season with an Introduction to the Pawpaw Tree on September 18

Blackbrook Audubon will begin its 2018-19 season with an introduction to the pawpaw tree at Penitentiary Glen 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 18th. Trevor Wearstler, Blackbrook’s secretary and naturalist for Geauga Park District, will share his passion for this unique tree that calls Ohio home. It belongs to the tropical tree family of custard- apples, but … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Society April Events

Audubon Highlights Alaska Blackbrook Audubon Society invites everyone to escape the stress of tax season with a photographic visit to “Majestic Alaska” at Penitentiary Glen in Kirtland, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17th. Keep up with Iditarod huskies, get a birds-eye view of Mount Denali and Ruth Glacier, enjoy the stunning scenery of Kenai Fjords National Park and watch … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Society Features Songbirds of Ohio on February 20

Blackbrook Audubon will offer a free program Tuesday, February 20th at 7:00 p.m. at Penitentiary Glen Nature Center in Kirtland. Gary Meszaros, a nature photographer for over 40 years, will give a presentation on Ohio’s breeding songbirds. Nestled between the Appalachian Mountains and Midwest prairies, Ohio is home to many warblers, vireos, sparrows and other breeding songbirds. Everyone is … Read more