Staff Exhibit and Bird Walks Backyard Biodiversity Bash 2018


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Aug 18, 2018, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

West Creek Conservancy2277 West Ridgewood DrParma, OH 44134

About

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Public Outreach Exhibit and Bird Walks at Backyard Biodiversity Bash 2018

Volunteers are needed to staff the exhibit display, meet and greet visitors, and assist in the two Bird Walks.

Backyard Biodiversity Bash 2018 Event Details


Event: Backyard Biodiversity Bash
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00pm Noon to 4:00pm
Location: Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek Reservation, 2277 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH 44134 Park Map. West Creek Reservation is located on Ridgewood Dr. in Parma, Ohio between State and Ridge Road Google Map.

Description: Your backyard can be a lively place with a few wild additions to your yard and garden! Learn how to improve your backyard habitat for wildlife while enjoying family-friendly learning stations, wagon rides, musical entertainment & food trucks. Shop for native plants at local nurseries and expand your gardening knowledge with members of LEAP for Biodiversity (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership) and more.

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Bird Walks at Backyard Biodiversity Bash 2018

Species Focus: Typical midwest woodland and field species such as seasonal flocks of Red-winged Blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) and August specialties of butterflies and dragonflies.
Date & Time: Saturday, August 18, 2018. Rain or shine.

- Tentative Schedule -

Bird Walk Leader: Tim Colborn

  1. Bird Walk #1 at 1:00 pm. Meet at the Monarch Bluff Picnic Area/Pavilion at 12:45 pm.
  2. Bird Walk #2 at 2:00 pm. Meet at the Monarch Bluff Picnic Area/Pavilion at 1:45 pm.

Registration: Walks are limited to 12 people. Register Here.
Location: Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek Reservation, 2277 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH 44134 Map
Ages: 14 and under, must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

Tickets: Walks are provided at no charge to the public. Donations to support Western Cuyahoga Audubon conservation education programs are gratefully accepted at the time of the walk or donate online here.

Equipment: binoculars; participants will receive a copy of the Western Cuyahoga Audubon Bird List day of the walk; bring bottled water for drinking.

Attire: dress for the weather by wearing light-colored, sturdy clothing, and a hat appropriate for hiking wooded and open fields. Hikers can minimize areas of exposed skin to mosquitoes, ticks, and other arthropods by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, boots, and hats. Tucking in shirts, tucking pants into socks, and wearing closed shoes instead of sandals are recommended. Repellents or insecticides, such as permethrin, can be applied to clothing and gear for added protection.

Questions? Email info@wcaudubon.org

Skills

  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Environmental Education
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 6 hours

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