Geauga Park District Features “Research in Our Parks” Series

Based on its field work in recent years, critical to its care for park lands, Geauga Park District’s Natural Resource Management Department presents it first-ever Research in Our Parks series this winter.

The following presentations will be held at The West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87) in Russell Township:

“Research in Our Parks: Burton Wetlands”

(Sunday, January 11, 3:30-4:15 PM) will be an overview of dragonfly and butterfly survey results from the 2014 field season.

“Research in Our Parks: Crickets, Katydids and Habitat Restoration”

(Saturday, January 31, 3-4 PM) welcomes Dr. Lisa Rainsong as she presents her findings from field work conducted 2008-12 at Frohring Meadows and Orchard Hills Park.

“Research in Our Parks: Shorebirds in Bainbridge?”

(Sunday, February 15, 2-3 PM) discusses which species were found in the 2013-14 shorebird/waterbird survey at Frohring Meadows.

“Research in Our Parks: Observatory Park”

(Sunday, March 1, 3:30-4:15 PM) introduces the interesting discoveries and results from the 2014 field season at Observatory Park.

Research in Our Parks is a fully wheelchair/stroller accessible series. Call 440-286-9516 with questions.

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