Blackbrook Audubon IBA Walk

Blackbrook Audubon invites everyone to their monthly walk at Chagrin River Park Sunday, November 25th at 8:00 a.m. As the local chapter of National Audubon Society, Blackbrook is monitoring avian life in this Lake Metropark property to benefit the Chagrin River Corridor IBA, or Important Bird Area. Everyone living within the Chagrin River watershed also … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Highlights Great Blue Herons

Citizen scientists Rob and Peg Bobel will present “The Return of the Great Blues” for Blackbrook Audubon’s program at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20th at Holden Arboretum. This husband and wife team has been monitoring Great Blue Heron nests in Cuyahoga Valley National Park for over 20 years. They will share a behind-the-scenes look at successes, tragedies, and … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Highlights Great Blue Herons

Citizen scientists Rob and Peg Bobel will present “The Return of the Great Blues” for Blackbrook Audubon’s program at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20th at Holden Arboretum. This husband and wife team has been monitoring Great Blue Heron nests in Cuyahoga Valley National Park for over 20 years. They will share a behind-the-scenes look at successes, tragedies, and … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Ambles to Acacia Reservation on September 30

Blackbrook Audubon invites birders of all levels to join us on this inaugural visit to one of Cleveland Metroparks newer sites, Acacia Reservation. Blackbrook will meet at the kiosk by the parking lot at 8:00 a.m. Once a golf course, this park has been transformed and continues to experience habitat upgrades. The west branch of … Read more

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