Archive for June 23rd, 2017

Trailblazer Guided Hike – Metea NORTH

[ October 1, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Metea County Park North on Hursh Rd

Sunday, October 1  5:00 PM

Learn more about North Metea, share hiking experiences, and get Trailblazer credit on this guided hike.  We’ll stroll around and satisfy our curiosity together.  Be prepared for mosquitoes and maybe some mud.

Cost:  FREE

Pre-register by: 9/27  Min. 5  Max.  35

To register or for more information:  Email:bdispenza [...]

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Glow-in-the-Dark Hike

[ September 29, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

September 29, Friday  8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Join us to search the night for glowworms and bioluminescent mushrooms.  If you like, bring a luminescent toy, or object, but no flashlights or glow sticks to preserve night vision.

Cost: $2.00

Pre-register by: 9/24  Min:5  Max: 20

To register or for more information: Email: rzartman at allencountyparks.org   [...]

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BEES

[ September 24, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

September 24,  Sunday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn about our most important insect and how to identify those that are social or solitary. Find Fox island’s own queen  honey bee in the Dulin Building cased colony and take a walk to see the park’s bees being a bee.

Cost: Free with annual pass [...]

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Autumn Awakens Hike

[ September 23, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Metea County Park

September 23, Saturday  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Discover the fall colors revealed during this first Saturday following the Autumn Equinox.  Meet the naturalist in the lower parking lot shelter down by the front gate .

Cost: $2.00 per person

Pre-register by: 9/18  Min. 5  Max.  25

To register or for more information: Email: nhaley at allencountyparks.org  [...]

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Equinox Evening Event

[ September 22, 2017; 7:30 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

September 22, Friday  7:30 PM

What’s all this about standing eggs and brooms on end?  Let’s find out the real meanings of the autumnal equinox, possibly view the sun safely, and take a relaxing walk through the woods to see how the animals and plants are reacting to this signal of upcoming [...]

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Edible Wild Plant Hike

[ September 16, 2017; 2:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

September, 16 Saturday  2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Discover some of the many wild edible plants that live in parks and public places while learning why they should not be collected there.  Dress for the weather and bring bug spray for this one to two-mile walk.

Cost: $ 2.00 / person
Pre-register by: 9/11  Min. [...]

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Early Morning Hike

[ September 10, 2017; 7:30 am; ] Fox Island County Park

September 10, Sunday  7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Ever wonder what goes on before the gates open at Fox Island? Early morning is a wonderful time to discover new sights and sounds in the park. Bring your cameras, Meet at the Vera Dulin Observation Bldg. Hike will be about 2 miles dress appropriately [...]

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Allen County Trailblazer Guided Hike – Payton

[ August 27, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Payton County Park

August 27, Sunday  7:00 PM

Learn more about Payton County Park, share hiking experiences, and get Trailblazer credit on this guided hike.  We’ll stroll around and satisfy our curiosity together.  Be prepared for mosquitoes and maybe some mud.

Cost:  FREE
Pre-register by:8/23  Min. 5  Max.  35
To register or for more information: Email:bdispenza at allencountyparks.org   Call: 449-8619  [...]

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Birding Hike

[ August 27, 2017; 3:30 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

August 27, Sunday  3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Discover the late summer birds found at Fox Island County Park.  This hike follows our local birding club meeting of the Stockbridge Audubon Society.  The hike will be led by birders of the Society.

Cost: $2.00 per person
Pre-register by: 8/14  Min. 5  Max.  25
To register or [...]

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Stockbridge Audubon Meeting and Special Guest

[ August 27, 2017; 2:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

August 27, Sunday  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The public is invited to a Stockbridge Audubon meeting with their speaker, Angie Quinn. The topic is “Birding at Fox Island.”

Cost: $2.00 park entry, Free with annual pass
Pre-register by: 8/22  Min. 5  Max.  60
To register or for more information: Email: nhaley at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3246  [...]

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