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Showy Lady's-slipper (Cypripedium reginae) 6-1-2020 The Showy Lady's-slippers have finally arrived.  They are visible in the sedge meadow areas.  Please remember, all visitor access is limited to the boardwalk.  All visitors MUST remain on the boardwalk at all times.  Please help us preserve and protect this wonderful...

May 19, 2020 All educational events through the end of June are now cancelled. This includes the Moth Night scheduled for May 23, and the Orchid Walks scheduled for May 31 and June 6. The Annual Membership Meeting is still tentatively scheduled for June 13 at 2:00pm....

The guided Earth Day tours scheduled for Saturday April 25, 2020 are cancelled. Thank you for understanding and for your cooperation....

As of April 7, 2020, all future events, programs and scheduled group tours are cancelled until further notice. Please check back or follow us on Facebook for updates. For those of you who choose to visit the Bog at this time, please help us keep everything...

The Nature Center will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future beginning March 14, 2020.  The boardwalk will be accessible Wednesday through Saturday from 9:00am until 3:00pm.  Admission fees can be placed in the Blue Box at the beginning of the boardwalk.  These...

The Mammals program scheduled for this Saturday, March 14, has been cancelled. Because of growing concerns with the Coronavirus outbreak and the Governor's directives, we will be unable to present this program. The Nature Center and boardwalk will remain open. Please check back often or follow us...

Just a reminder: The entire Preserve will be closed to the public December 2nd through December 8th.  Thank you for understanding.   All Closing Dates: November 23rd and 24th December 2nd through December 8th December 21st and 22nd January 4th through January 7th, 2020...

Fall hours for the Nature Center are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The boardwalk is open from dawn until dusk, seven days a week. The entire preserve will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th, from December 2nd through December 8th,...

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ralph Ramey.  Mr. Ramey was the consummate naturalist, conservationist, teacher and student.  He was a past Chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, one of...

The Education Center is now closed for the season. We plan to reopen on March 6, 2019. The boardwalk will remain open through the winter. If you have any questions or wish to inquire about renting the building for your group or function, or about group...