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Wild Woodlands: Forest, Wildlife, and Fungi
Thursday, September 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Lodge at Allardale

Wooded lots? Lotta trees?  A whole forest? 

Join OSU Extension and the Medina County parks to learn more about managing your wooded land for health and habitat. Learn your wildlife and fungi of the forest, and bring your questions about woods, invasive species, and more.

Click HERE to download the registration form. The program is free, but registration is required. You may also register by calling the OSU Extension office at 330-725-4911 or mailing the paper registration form to the OSU Extension Office.

Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9
Rooted in Nature
Oenslager Nature Center ‑ 12 to 5 p.m.
The land upon which Oenslager Nature Center sits was once a farm. Learn about the transformation from farm to wildlife sanctuary and the connection to the Chatfield and Oenslager families. Nature activities, hikes, games, and crafts will keep you entertained throughout the weekend. Rooted in Nature is stop #8 on the Medina County Fall Foliage Tour. All ages are welcome. No registration is required. Free.

Saturday, November 5
Mysterious World of Owls
Buffalo Creek Retreat ‑ 2 to 3 p.m.
Come discover the amazing adaptations of these nocturnal birds of prey and see live owls up close! The Medina Raptor Center will offer a presentation of the unique features and abilities of these beautiful birds. The Medina Raptor Center can always use assistance in the form of monetary or supply donations. Please consider bringing a donation to the program. The center’s most‑used supply items include paper towels, Kleenex, Dawn dish soap, bleach, Ziplock baggies, bird seed, suet, peanut butter, and garbage bags. All ages are welcome. No registration is required. Free.
Art Fest
Nature Art Fest
Oenslager Nature Center
Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 13 from 12 to 4 p.m.
Join us for the 21st Annual Nature Art Fest featuring unique items inspired by nature from professional artists! From paintings to stained glass, you’ll find unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list.  Bring the family and spend the day in one of the most beautiful parks in Medina County. No registration is required. All ages are welcome. Free admission.