|Canadian Geese in Killbuck Creek|
At Shreve Elementary, six certified naturalists and expert "Birders" will be speaking from 8:30 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. Workshop topics are: A Man, A Bird, and Black River Audubon, Birding Ohio's North Coast, Birding by Habitat, Learning the Magic of Birdsong, The Ohio Winter Bird Atlas..., and World Patterns of Bird Migration. A "Birder's Market Place" of vendor booths will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the school.
For children of all ages, families, and everyone, there are many sensational activities; Dip-Netting for Marsh Critters (wear boots), a Storywalk, backyard wildlife presented by the Akron Zoo, and the Medina Raptor Center featuring birds of prey. Help stations will be open only from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Migration Sensation points and stations extend beyond the 5,671 acres of the Killbuck Marsh, Ohio's largest inland natural wetland. Birdwatching, self-guided tours, activities, and experts will be at various points: Bald Eagle Observation Area, Shreve Lake, Brown's Bog, Wright Marsh Area, Killbuck Wildlife Marsh, and Funk Bottoms Observation Deck.
|Killbuck Wildlife Marsh|
The Millersburg, Ohio, Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast is located only 3 1/2 miles from the Holmes County Trail that follows the Killbuck Creek and is part of the Killbuck Marsh. Our Apple Hill Property, with large suites, ideal for families, is within 1/2 mile of the Holmes County Trail, and about a 15 minute drive from Shreve Elementary School.
|Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast accommodations|
Submitted by Loretta Coblentz
March 19, 2014