Tag Archives: Field Guide

Don’t miss these two annual love-your-local-nature events

Sacred Space Designated as “One of the two hundred last great places on Earth,” you sense how precious the Oak Openings region is when you walk along wind rippled sand dunes, breathe in the serenity of old growth trees, and hear the mingled chorus of birds, frogs and crickets echoing over the marshes and through

Migratory Bird Rendezvous

The Biggest Week in American Birding, May 5th -14th, marks the pinnacle of migratory bird season in Northwest Ohio. Our incredible rivers, lakes, preserves, parks and wetland areas provide some of the best habitat for visiting birds— those that are just passing through the area and many who stay for a season. Our prime location

Great Ways to Craft Your Own Autumn Adventure

Blue Autumn  Hike and bike all four corners of our great state of Ohio this fall on the Buckeye Trail comprised of a series of linked trails weaving their way through forty Ohio counties. Marked by bright blue markers, called blazes, the trails offer adventure on county and township roads, through picturesque towns, and cities

Colorful October Adventures

Autumn has arrived!!  Lose yourself amid the glorious flush of vibrant colors and cooler temperatures as you bike, hike and paddle through the season. Happy Autumn Trail: Every fall I highlight a great hiking/ biking trail. Sterling State Park paved Nature Trail is this season’s pick. Park in the Trailhead lot and once you arrive