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Jan 29, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How has fur trapping and the Ohio landscape changed since 1803?

Fur trapping might be different than you imagined in the early 1900s – discover the truth from a dapper trapper dressed in turn-of-the-century trapper garb!


Registration is required at www.geaugaparkdistrict.org or 440-286-9516 to attend Turn of the Century Trappers on Saturday, January 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. at The West Woods Nature Center. There, costumed naturalist Trevor Wearstler will unveil the numerous hardships trappers faced to earn a living, as well as how the Ohio landscape has changed since 1803 as it relates to fur trapping.


Guests can expect to watch demos of old leg hold traps, view or touch a variety of animal pelts, and come away with a much more thorough knowledge of Ohio’s natural history as it relates to trapping. This presentation will be interesting for ages 12 and up, entirely indoors and fully wheelchair accessible. Join us!


For more on Geauga Park District offerings, please call 440-286-9516 or visit Geauga Park District online via www.geaugaparkdistrict.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.



Jan 29, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm