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Habitat Hut & Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods Opening Day
Habitat Hut & Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods Opening Day @ The Holden Arboretum
May 4 all-day
Habitat Hut & Buckeye Bud's Adventure Woods Opening Day @ The Holden Arboretum | Kirtland | Ohio | United States
Re-opening for the season, visit Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods to build a log shelter; hop, jump and limbo your way through the obstacle course; or take a quiet break at the bird feeding station. Enjoy these activities and many[...]
Eco Printing on Silk 10:30 am
Eco Printing on Silk @ Holden Arboretum
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
In this class you will learn an eco-friendly way to dye silk using botanicals such as roses, leaves, onion skins, and teas. Participants will work with Wade to create layout options and will walk them[...]
Magnificence on the Mountain 1:00 pm
Magnificence on the Mountain @ Holden Arboretum
May 4 @ 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.
Yoga Hike 2:00 pm
Yoga Hike @ Holden Arboretum
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Enjoy a fusion of yoga and a hike explored within different backdrops of nature. Mindfulness, meditation and movement interweave in the beautiful landscape of the Arboretum. Hike goes rain or shine, so come prepared.
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Audubon Bird Walks 7:30 am
Audubon Bird Walks @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
May 5 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Held in conjunction with the Cleveland Audubon Society and other organizations. Bring binoculars and a field guide.
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History 1:00 pm
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History @ Holden Arboretum
May 5 @ 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[...]
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Introduction To Mushroom Identification And Foraging 1:00 pm
Introduction To Mushroom Identification And Foraging @ Holden Arboretum
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
There is a myriad of edible mushroom species that grow in Northeast Ohio in the spring. In this three-hour workshop, learn the basics of mushroom ecology, handling techniques and how to locate and identify both[...]
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Audubon Bird Walks 7:30 am
Audubon Bird Walks @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
May 12 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Held in conjunction with the Cleveland Audubon Society and other organizations. Bring binoculars and a field guide.
Tour Spring Blooms at the Leach Research Station 9:00 am
Tour Spring Blooms at the Leach Research Station @ Leach Research Station
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Take this rare opportunity to visit one of Holden Forests & Gardens most beautiful but seldom seen gardens, the David G. Leach Research Station. A perfect outing for Mother’s Day, explore the gardens where towering[...]
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Tree Traits and Tollway Troubles: Trait-based Approaches for Predicting and Restoring Soil Function 7:00 pm
Tree Traits and Tollway Troubles: Trait-based Approaches for Predicting and Restoring Soil Function @ Holden Arboretum
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trees alter the soils in which they grow by contributing organic matter to the soil, such as leaf and root litters and root exudates. However, given the existence of over 60,000 species of trees, a[...]
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Plant Sale – Member Preview 12:00 pm
Plant Sale – Member Preview
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Plant Sale, May 18 & 19, 10am to 4pm. Open to the public.    Featuring nearly two dozen species of Holden’s nursery propagated and grown wildflowers, most from seeds collected at Holden.  In addition, dozens of[...]
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Plant Sale 10:00 am
Plant Sale @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Member Preview, May 17, Noon to 6pm Featuring nearly two dozen species of Holden’s nursery propagated and grown wildflowers, most from seeds collected at Holden.  In addition, dozens of selected area nurseries and gardens are[...]
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Audubon Bird Walks 7:30 am
Audubon Bird Walks @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
May 19 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Held in conjunction with the Cleveland Audubon Society and other organizations. Bring binoculars and a field guide.
Natural Treasures of the Chagrin Valley 9:00 am
Natural Treasures of the Chagrin Valley @ at site
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tour Lake County’s largest private nature preserves, the former Sherwin Preserve. Originally protected by the Sherwin family in the years following World War II, this 300-acre forested property was once part of the 1,000-acre farm[...]
Plant Sale 10:00 am
Plant Sale @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Member Preview, May 17, Noon to 6pm Featuring nearly two dozen species of Holden’s nursery propagated and grown wildflowers, most from seeds collected at Holden.  In addition, dozens of selected area nurseries and gardens are[...]
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NIght Hike and S’mores 8:30 pm
NIght Hike and S’mores @ The Holden Arboretum
May 24 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Connect with nature after hours at the Arboretum. Experience a leisurely, family-oriented hike with plenty of stops for games and opportunities to see and hear the season’s nighttime sights and sounds. Afterward, relax around a[...]
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Rhododendron Weekend Seminar, Tours and Activities 10:00 am
Rhododendron Weekend Seminar, Tours and Activities @ The Holden Arboretum
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rhododendron Weekend Seminar, Tours and Activities @ The Holden Arboretum | Kirtland | Ohio | United States
Learn more about rhododendrons from the experts, including how to successfully grow them in your home landscape and take home a free rhododendron (while supplies last) during Rhododendron Weekend at the Holden Arboretum. Activities will[...]
Family Hike to Stebbins Gulch 10:30 am
Family Hike to Stebbins Gulch @ Holden Arboretum
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Travel upstream and back in geologic time. Search for crayfish, climb a waterfall and locate ancient rock layers. Proper footwear is imperative and should be appropriate for climbing, walking through mud and high water conditions.[...]
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Rhododendron Weekend Seminar, Tours and Activities 10:00 am
Rhododendron Weekend Seminar, Tours and Activities @ The Holden Arboretum
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rhododendron Weekend Seminar, Tours and Activities @ The Holden Arboretum | Kirtland | Ohio | United States
Learn more about rhododendrons from the experts, including how to successfully grow them in your home landscape and take home a free rhododendron (while supplies last) during Rhododendron Weekend at the Holden Arboretum. Activities will[...]
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