Holden Forests & Gardens Celebrates Trees and Autumn with Fun Experiences for All Ages People for Trees will plant trees throughout Cleveland this fall

(CLEVELAND) – Experience fall in all of its beauty this September and October at the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden. From onsite experiences to classes and community tree plantings, autumn comes to life at Holden Forests & Gardens. The first official day of the fall season is Wednesday, September 22, 2021.   Fall is a … Read more

Blackbrook Audubon Events – September 22nd and 26th

Audubon gets acquainted with the Piping Plover   Blackbrook Audubon welcomes Mary Birdsong as she presents “Piping Plovers in PA and Beyond” 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 21 at Penitentiary Glen in Kirtland. In 2017, this small shorebird nested at Presque Isle State Park for the first time since the 1950s. This summer, a pair nested … Read more

Wild About Nature – Lake Metroparks Fall Art Show

Experience the art of wildlife in a variety of shapes, sizes and species in Wild About Nature, Lake Metroparks’ 2021 fall art show at Penitentiary Glen Reservation. This multimedia show features works by talented local artists. From paintings to jewelry to digital art, watercolor and more—there is something for everyone. The show will be on display 9 am to … Read more

WE WANT YOU TO HELP MAKE HOLIDAY MEMORIES! Volunteer with Lake Metroparks during Halloween Drive-thru!

Volunteer with Lake Metroparks during Halloween Drive-thru! Have fun helping make memories for hundreds of families! Click here to sign up! Volunteer actors and technicians are needed Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays October 7-10, 14-17, 21-24 & 28-31 from 5 to 10 pm at Lake Metroparks Farmpark. Volunteers must be 12 or older. Students can receive credit for … Read more

VAX & RIDE contest announced for transit riders

Lake County, OH – Ohio Department of Transportation’s Rides to Community Immunity program will fund a VAX & RIDE contest in Lake County to encourage public transit riders to get vaccinated and support the safety of transit drivers. In partnership with ODOT and Lake County General Health District, Laketran announced details for a VAX & RIDE contest … Read more

WONDERFUL WILDFLOWERS – Explosions of color or delicate, simple works of art…wildflowers beautify our world throughout the seasons.

WONDERFUL WILDFLOWERS by Lake Metroparks Explosions of color or delicate, simple works of art…wildflowers beautify our world throughout the seasons. Once the excitement of spring wildflower displays has faded, walk the trails of Lake Metroparks and enjoy summer’s gift of colorful flowers. Some are native to Ohio and grow untended in their favorite habitats. Others … Read more

Lake Metroparks Beach Operation Hours Change for End of Summer

End of season beach operation hours at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park (effective Mon., August 16, 2021) weather dependent: Park open 6 am to 11 pm Lifeguards on duty only on weekends & Labor Day 11 am to 7 pm Paddle rentals only on weekends & Labor Day 11 am to 6 pm Concessions open daily … Read more