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McElroy Environmental Education Center

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2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States

January 2019

NATURE 101: OWLS

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Owls are truly masters of the night and are perfectly designed to thrive in the darkness. Come learn abut Ohio’s owls, their adaptations, haunts, and habits as we explore these fascinating creatures. An indoor presentation will be followed by a short owl prowl to find owls in the park. Be prepared for weather and ground conditions. See Nature 101 article on Page 7. Register by Jan. 15 at 419-221-1232.

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February 2019

LIMA AREA WOODCARVERS

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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The woodcarvers will be meeting this month to catch up on various projects, as well as offer one-on-one help. Beginner and experienced woodcarvers are welcome. For information contact Dave Betts at 419-204-1571.

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NATURE PALS: KNOCK, KNOCK – WHOOO’S THERE?

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Whooo doesn’t love owls?! Children ages 3-5 and their adult companion are invited to learn about owls through hands-on activities and stories. Be prepared for a short hike in the woods. Register by Feb. 5 at 419-221-1232.

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NATURE PALS: KNOCK, KNOCK – WHOOO’S THERE?

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Whooo doesn’t love owls?! Children ages 3-5 and their adult companion are invited to learn about owls through hands-on activities and stories. Be prepared for a short hike in the woods. Register by Feb. 5 at 419-221-1232.

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HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Animals have interesting and elaborate methods of attracting mates. Bright colors, fancy dances, beautiful songs are just a few. Come learn about some of the more bizarre techniques in an indoor presentation. Maybe you’ll get some ideas to swoon your own mate. All ages are welcome, although this program is designed for a more mature audience.

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GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun & easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Start with a brief presentation on bird ID and then relax as we observe birds at the feeders from the comfort of indoors. If you-re up for it, we’ll take a hike and observe birds in the woods as well. Coffee, tea and a limited number of binoculars will…

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NATURE 101: LICHEN

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Lichens are ubiquitous yet very few people know much about them. With more that 200 species in Ohio and a wide variety of colors, shapes, patterns and habitats, they are remarkably overlooked! This program will look to turn the tide of lichen-deficit-disorder by exploring these unique and interesting organisms. See Nature 101 article on Page 7. Register by Feb. 19 at 419-221-1232.

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BASKET WORKSHOP

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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PART 1 OF 2 Join Chris Baker and Anne Bowman as they show you how to make the “Yasmine” Market Basket. This is a two part workshop and the basket has a unique woven and filled base. Visit our Facebook page for a picture. Class size is limited, call 419-221-1232 to register by Feb. 12. Class fee is $40.

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March 2019

BASKET WORKSHOP

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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PART 2 OF 2 Join Chris Baker and Anne Bowman as they show you how to make the “Yasmine” Market Basket. This is a two part workshop and the basket has a unique woven and filled base. Visit our Facebook page for a picture. Class size is limited, call 419-221-1232 to register by Feb. 12. Class fee is $40.

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