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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...

Notice: Cedar Bog Nature Preserve will be closed to the public on the following dates: November 17 - 18, 2018 November 26 - December 2, 2018 December 15 - 16, 2018 January 5 - 8, 2019 The entire preserve, including the boardwalk, will be closed on these dates. We are...

Did you know, Cedar Bog is a National Natural Landmark? It is one of only 23 in Ohio. The plaque reads: This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the Nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of Man's environment. 1967 National Park Service United States Department...

You might think that with summer well on it's way and the heat bearing down on us, there wouldn't be much to see or experience at Cedar Bog. That couldn't be further from the truth. The rains have helped create a lush and...

Just a reminder: All visitors to Cedar Bog are prohibited from venturing off the boardwalk. I know it can be tempting to try to get a better photograph by getting closer. The orchids and other flowers in bloom are all visible from the boardwalk....

As the seasons rapidly change around us, so does the Bog. The spring ephemerals are fading and being replced by new flora with bright new colors and shapes. The Southern Blue Flag Iris (Iris virginica, variety: shrevei) is coming into it's own right now. These...

Hello everyone!  I want to introduce myself.  My name is Mike Crackel and I am the new Site Manager for Cedar Bog Nature Preserve.  I am a life long resident of Springfield, Ohio and a long time supporter of Cedar Bog.  Cedar Bog has been...

If you would like to experience a walk through the woods with an assortment of flowers in bloom, now is the time to visit Cedar Bog!  The Grass-of-Parnassus, Kalm's Lobelia, Tall Ironweed, Shrubby Cinquefoil, and our Bog Goldenrod are all in bloom.  You might notice...