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FEEDING DAY

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

The Park District maintains several education animals in the McElroy Environmental Education Center, using them throughout the year for nature presentations and programs. Join the Critter Care volunteers to help (or watch) them clean and feed all our animals on the last Thursday of the month! Register by May 29.  

MONTHLY MOTHING

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

Every second Monday from May to September a Naturalist will set up the equipment to sample what moths are on the wing in the Teddy Bear Park Forest behind the MEEC. Each month should bring a suite of new moths as different species emerge at different times of the year. This event starts at sunset …

SNAKE SLEUTHS DAY CAMP (AGES 7 TO 9)

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

2 DAY CAMP - TUES., JUNE 25 & WED., JUNE 26 I spy a cryptic critter! Do you? During this 2-day camp children aged 7 – 9 will participate in interactive lessons and activity stations dedicated to learning all about snakes! Help us muscle through those myths to learn why serpents are superb and join …

FEEDING DAY

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

The Park District maintains several education animals in the McElroy Environmental Education Center, using them throughout the year for nature presentations and programs. Join the Critter Care volunteers to help (or watch) them clean and feed all our animals at 4 pm on the last Thursday of the month!

MONTHLY MOTHING

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

Every second Monday from May to September a Naturalist will set up the equipment to sample what moths are on the wing in the Teddy Bear Park Forest behind the MEEC. Each month should bring a suite of new moths as different species emerge at different times of the year. This event starts at sunset …

BIO BLITZ! DAY CAMP (AGES 14 TO 18)

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

2 DAY CAMP - MON., JULY 15 & TUES., JULY 16 A habitat that can support many plants and animals is a healthy and happy habitat! Together a naturalist will walk teens through how to use their smart phone as a tool to identify and measure the biodiversity of the natural world. Then, they will …

ROCK ON! DAY CAMP (AGES 7 TO 9)

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

3 DAY CAMP - TUES., JULY 23, WED., JULY 24, & THURS., JULY 25 Can you dig it? We bet you can! During this 3-day camp children aged 7 – 9 will explore Ohio’s geology and the processes that have shaped the ground beneath our feet. Take a deep dive into minerals, rocks, fossils and …

FEEDING DAY

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

The Park District maintains several education animals in the McElroy Environmental Education Center, using them throughout the year for nature presentations and programs. Join the Critter Care volunteers to help (or watch) them clean and feed all our animals at 4 pm on the last Thursday of the month!

REPTILE ROUNDUP!

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

Calling all reptile wranglers! Come out to learn the critter characteristics that make our resident reptiles at the park district unique. Try your hand at some turtle trivia, make a critter craft, and discover why snakes are scent-sational! Children aged 6–10 can be registered as participants and accompanied by their parent or guardian. Register by …

MONTHLY MOTHING

McElroy Environmental Education Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH, United States

Every second Monday from May to September a Naturalist will set up the equipment to sample what moths are on the wing in the Teddy Bear Park Forest behind the MEEC. Each month should bring a suite of new moths as different species emerge at different times of the year. This event starts at sunset …

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