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The Blue Wall 9:00 am
The Blue Wall @ At site
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Discover the amazing giant ice wall of Warner Hollow near Windsor. This frozen monument of blue, white and tan ice is one of the most spectacular winter sites in Ohio. Also includes exploring a frozen[...]
Winter Photography Workshop with Ian Adams 9:00 am
Winter Photography Workshop with Ian Adams @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join Adams to learn tips for taking great winter photographs with your iPhone, point-and-shoot or SLR camera, followed by an exciting hike through the woods into the icy depths of Stebbins Gulch to photograph the[...]
Learn to Snowshoe 2:30 pm
Learn to Snowshoe @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Gather your family and friends and learn to snowshoe. After a brief demonstration, you will strap on snowshoes and go for a gentle hike to explore the great outdoors. Program is only held when there[...]
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Wine and Cheese Night Hike 7:00 pm
Wine and Cheese Night Hike @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Experience the sights, sounds and feel of the Arboretum’s wintry landscape. Discover the special qualities of forests and fields at night. Afterward, relax around a fire with food and drink.
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Winter Pruning 101 1:00 pm
Winter Pruning 101 @ Working Woods at the Holden Arboretum
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn why pruning is the best and the worst thing we can do for a tree, depending on how we do it. An indoor lecture will cover pruning objectives, tree biology, types of cuts, necessary[...]
The Mitten 2:00 pm
The Mitten
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We’ll enjoy reading Jan Brett’s charming book, The Mitten, and then make mittens out of natural items animals might use to keep warm. You’ll take one mitten home and join us on a short walk[...]
Learn to Snowshoe 2:30 pm
Learn to Snowshoe @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Gather your family and friends and learn to snowshoe. After a brief demonstration, you will strap on snowshoes and go for a gentle hike to explore the great outdoors. Program is only held when there[...]
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Early Morning Bird Walks 7:30 am
Early Morning Bird Walks @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 11 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Explore our gardens and natural areas on these informative walks with an expert guide to identify birds by sight, sound and behavior. All levels of birders welcome.
Taiji (Tai Chi) in the Trees | 4 week session 10:00 am
Taiji (Tai Chi) in the Trees | 4 week session @ The Holden Arboretum
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sundays Feb. 11 – March 4 TaijiFit combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). Learn the secret of balancing yin and yang – strength with beauty,[...]
Family Snowshoe Hikes 1:30 pm
Family Snowshoe Hikes @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how snowshoes work? Learn how to put them on, walk, turn and get back up once you fall down. We will play some games and take a walk. You will be[...]
Fireside Lecture: Building Nature Into Cities; How Urban Green Space Transforms Communities 2:00 pm
Fireside Lecture: Building Nature Into Cities; How Urban Green Space Transforms Communities @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Greener cities are not only prettier, they’re healthier for residents and the environment. Trees and urban green space help cities save money on wastewater treatment, heating and cooling, hospital admissions, and even violent crime. We[...]
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Scientist Lecture: Ant-Plant Mutualisms and the Management of Invaded Ecosystems 7:00 pm
Scientist Lecture: Ant-Plant Mutualisms and the Management of Invaded Ecosystems @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ants are important seed dispersers, and these tiny champions often form very tight relationships with plants, especially forest herbs. Some plants even provide food resources specifically to attract their favorite ant mutualists. But, when invasive[...]
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Native Tree ID in Winter 10:00 am
Native Tree ID in Winter @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn the basics of tree identification. Begin in the classroom learning tree ID vocabulary, how to look at trees and how to use a key to identify trees using twig and bud characteristics. Practice your[...]
Winter Story Walk 10:00 am
Winter Story Walk @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This event has been rescheduled from January 13, 2018. You are invited on our new winter story walk Tracks in the Snow by Wong Herbert Yee. Have you ever seen tracks in the snow and[...]
Learn to Snowshoe 2:30 pm
Learn to Snowshoe @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Gather your family and friends and learn to snowshoe. After a brief demonstration, you will strap on snowshoes and go for a gentle hike to explore the great outdoors. Program is only held when there[...]
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Magnificence on the Mountain 1:00 pm
Magnificence on the Mountain @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Unique geological formations, diversity of plant life and its historic use as a resort make this a spectacular natural site. No children under 12. Moderate – under 2 miles.
Fireside Lecture: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 2:00 pm
Fireside Lecture: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stuart Pearl will present a slide talk on Cape Breton Nova Scotia, Canada’s National Park, where the mountains meet the sea. His lecture will focus on the geography and the harbors of this fascinating area[...]
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Family Snowshoe Hikes 1:30 pm
Family Snowshoe Hikes @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how snowshoes work? Learn how to put them on, walk, turn and get back up once you fall down. We will play some games and take a walk. You will be[...]
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Birding For Beginners 9:00 am
Birding For Beginners @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
This program is ideal for beginning birders since winter is a good time to learn the basics of birdwatching before the flurry of spring migration begins. The first part of the class will be held[...]
Start Plants For Your Patio Containers From Seed 10:00 am
Start Plants For Your Patio Containers From Seed @ Long Science Center
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come start your own plants for your patio containers. We will discuss the proper way to propagate plants from seed including how deep to plant them and whether or not they should be covered. We[...]
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History 1:00 pm
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Follow the streambed as it cuts through bedrock dating back millions of years. Explore the geology and plant communities resulting from this special environment. This rigorous hike requires a good degree of physical fitness. Proper[...]
Introduction to Forest Medicinals 2:00 pm
Introduction to Forest Medicinals @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The forest was once humanity’s source for medicine and healthcare. Using parts of trees, herbs, mushrooms and vines, the forest has long provided an abundance of healing. This session will explore the history of medicinal[...]
Learn to Snowshoe 2:30 pm
Learn to Snowshoe @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Gather your family and friends and learn to snowshoe. After a brief demonstration, you will strap on snowshoes and go for a gentle hike to explore the great outdoors. Program is only held when there[...]
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Fireside Lecture: The World of Lichens 2:00 pm
Fireside Lecture: The World of Lichens
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lichens cover 8 percent of the world’s land surface, and have been described as “the fungi that discovered agriculture.” Join Adams for a photographic introduction to the fascinating Lilliputian world of lichens – what they[...]
Winter Wonderland Habitats 2:00 pm
Winter Wonderland Habitats @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
How do animals and people survive in cold weather? Animals have developed lots of habits and adaptations to make it through the cold. We will discuss what makes a good winter animal habitat and then[...]
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Planting For Birds 6:00 pm
Planting For Birds @ Corning Visitor Center
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bring birds to your yard today by growing native plants. Growing bird-friendly plants will attract and protect the birds you love while making your space beautiful, easy to care for and better for the environment.
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