Park District announces nature photography exhibit

Park District is bringing in new programs for the following year. At the beginning of this month, the district announced their schedule of events for the 1st quarter of 2014. In the list of almost ninety events, there are 7 seven new programs. They added a showcase on live animals with paws, claws and tails, a presentation on black holes and a nature photography exhibit.

Two of the events are totally dedicated to 2 endangered species in Ohio  the snowshoe hare and the black bear. Black Bears Returning Home program is scheduled for 12th January, 3:30 pm, at West Woods Nature Center in Russell Township. People have reported the endangered bear sighting in the past few years, that includes one signting at the Orchard Hills Park in June, stated Sandy Ward, a spokesperson for Geauga Parks District.

She told that the uptick in sightings comes after decades as black bear habitat being pushed because of increasing residential development. Naturalist John Kolar stated that 12th January presentation would dispel population misconceptions regarding black bears and give bear facts. He added that it promises to be an educational, eye opening as well as an inspiring events with scopes for audience participation. The event would also tell people what to do in case they sees a black bear.

Park district also has another endangered species themed program lined up for 2nd Feb, 3:30 pm, at the very same nature venue named Ohios Snowshoe Hare Management.


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