Audubon highlights bird migration and Motus tracking – November 16

As fall migration winds down, Blackbrook Audubon invites everyone to hear “Monitoring Bird Migration: Evolving Technologies and Remarkable Discoveries” by Dr. Andy Jones of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. This free presentation will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Geauga Park District’s The West Woods Nature Center. Banding birds and re As fall … Read more

Laketran provides free rides to polls to vote

Lake County, OH – Lake County residents can take Laketran’s Local Routes 1-9 or schedule a door-to-door Dial-a-Ride to their polling location on Election Day, Tuesday, November 2 for free. Free rides are also available for Early Voting before Election Day at the Lake County Board of Elections. “At Laketran, we believe every resident should … Read more

A Decade of Improvements & More Access to Public Parks

By Paul Palagyi, Executive Director Over the past ten years, Lake Metroparks has made many improvements to park properties and updated several park rules to allow more access to property owned by the public and managed by Lake Metroparks. These improvements have allowed more Lake County residents to enjoy the amazing natural resources that we … Read more

Snowbelt Musical Arts – Blizzard Youth Winds Registration Now OPEN

Registration is now available online and must be completed by December 5. Cost for this session is $53. There are a limited number of spaces available, so register early to be sure to get one! Full Schedule Rehearsals Tuesday, January 4 – 6:30 – 8:45 PM at Chardon Middle School Tuesday, January 11 – 6:30 – 8:45 PM at Chardon … Read more

Audubon monitors Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve

Blackbrook Audubon welcomes nature enthusiasts to their monthly Important Bird Area walk at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, October 24. Meet at the entrance gate to the utility pipeline access road, an otherwise restricted area, by the intersection of Woodridge Lane and Forest Road in Mentor Headlands. This will be a closed program with group birding together, … Read more

Audubon hosts a Galapagos Get Away – October 19

Blackbrook Audubon Society invites everyone to the “Amazing Galapagos”  a free presentation by photographer Alan Studt and Gale Franko 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 19 at Penitentiary Glen’s Nature Center in Kirtland. They will take the audience 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador to the place where Darwin’s theories were born and help them experience … Read more

Audubon to look over the bluffs of PA – October 17

Blackbrook Audubon Society will look for migrating songbirds and raptors at Erie Bluffs State Park, 12 miles west of Erie, Pennsylvania on Sunday, October 17.  Birders of all skill levels are invited to meet at the main parking lot at 11122 West Lake Road, Lake City, PA at 9:30 a.m. This park is approximately one … Read more

Lake Metroparks Farmpark Corn & Pumpkin Weekends in October

October 9 & 10, 16 & 17 9 am to 5 pm at Lake Metroparks Farmpark Celebrate the harvest season at Corn & Pumpkin Weekends. Help husk, shell and grind the corn while younger visitors make handmade corn husk dolls and paint pumpkins. Navigate the corn maze and play in the kids’ area. Enjoy other harvest … Read more