12th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend

Friday, April 26, 2013

Want to experience the habitats of birds and bats, learn about fly-fishing, and more in the great outdoors? Then you’re bound to enjoy the 12th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend, April 26-28, 2013. It’s a celebration of wildlife habitat, heritage, and natural history. Choose from six program sites in Ashland & Richland Counties that will offer workshops and demonstrations to interest beginners and experienced naturalists alike. It’s sure to be a fun and educational weekend for kids of all ages. Bring the whole family!

Program sites are: Gorman Nature Center, Malabar Farm State Park, Mohican State Park & Resort, Ohio Bird Sanctuary, Mohican Outdoor School and Cooke Family Wildlife Conservation Area.
Participating organizations are:
• Ashland County Park District
• Mohican Flyfishermen

Our theme will be Dragonflies & Damselflies with special programming related to this topic. Site offerings will include birding boat tours, photographing birds, nature crafts, wagon tours, bat & owl demonstrations, fly fishing demonstrations and much more. Over 30 sessions available! Registration is not required for any of the programs. However, some programs have limited space and are first come, first served. Tickets must be purchased for the birding boat tours.

Be sure to attend the Welcome Reception from 6pm-7pm on Friday night at Malabar Farm State Park. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase. Sign up to be included on our mailing list. Friday evening’s featured speakers will be Judy Semroc & Larry Rosche from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
For more information, check out www.mohicanwildlifeweekend.com. For lodging and area tourist information contact:
Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 877-581-2345
Loudonville-Mohican Convention & Visitors Bureau, 877-266-4422
Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 800-642-8282




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