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Behind Closed Doors at Cedar Bog! November 10th from 3-5pm, Cedar Bog Nature Preserve Join us for a peek into some rarely open doors as we will have subject matter experts on hand to show and discuss the green energy features of the nature center, including the...

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...

Books, Birds & Bugs in the Bog: Preschool Story Time Please join us for a one hour program as we explore nature-based story books and discover the wonders within Cedar Bog. Each session will include storytelling and hands on activities designed to help our little naturalists...

Mothing and Bats at Cedar Bog! Friday evening, July 13th - Moth Night - meet at the Nature Center at dusk to explore the nighttime world of Moths. This is a FREE event! Saturday, July 14th at 8PM - Brooke Hines takes us into the world of...

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....

The Showy Lady's-slipper Orchids (Cypripedium reginae) are starting to bloom.  These incredibly beautiful and fragile orchids can be seen from the boardwalk.  They should continue to bloom over the next couple of weeks. Our annual Orchid Walk and Grand Reopening of the boardwalk will be Saturday,...

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...