Saturday


Saturday April 26, 2014
Time Program Place

 

 

8am

 

 

9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm and 3pm

 

8am-12pm

 

 

 

 

 

First Aid. A great thing to learn before taking a hike, camping, or doing any outdoor activity! Boy Scout Troop 131 will show you what to do if...and how to do it!

 

Birding Boat Tours Enjoy a guided pontoon boat ride on the Clearfork Reservoir. Your pilot will glide along the coastline looking for waterfowl and nesting eagles. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance at OBS. Seating is limited to 9 per boat.

 

Brunch. All you can eat pancakes and sausage plus juice, coffee, hot chocolate and applesauce. Adults $7, 5-10 years $5, under 4 free.

 

 

 

Gorman Nature Center

 

Ohio Bird Sanctuary

 

 

Mohican Outdoor School

 

 

 

9am-1pm

10am-2pm

 

Udder Nonsense 5K Walk/Waddle/Run

Family Activities. Enjoy activities for the whole family – Join the directors of the Environmental Education Council of Ohio for nature crafts and a nature scavenger hunt.

 

Malabar Farm State Park

Malabar Farm State Park

10am First Aid. Boy Scout Troop 121 will brush you up on this important skill that may come in handy as you spend time in the outdoors. Ohio Bird Sanctuary

 

 

 

10am-11am

 

10am-12pm

 

10am-12pm

 

11am & 1pm

 

12pm-2pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snakes of Ohio. How well do you know snakes? Learn the facts from fiction. Learn what snakes live in your backyard and meet a few live friends that live at Mohican.

How to build a fire. Want to stay warm, have a light source, and build a nice bed of coals for cooking? Troop 131 will teach the basics of fire building.

Geocaching 101. A basic program to introduce beginners to using a GPS device and locating geocaches.

 

Birding Boat Cruises. Enjoy a naturalist guided pontoon boat ride on the Pleasant Hill Lake. Tickets $10/person. Seating is limited to 16 per boat.

Cooking with a Dutch Oven. Using a fire to cook can be a challenge. A Dutch oven makes cooking over a fire almost easy. Learn the value of a good Dutch oven from Troop 131.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mohican State Park Resort Lobby

Gorman Nature Center

Pleasant Hill Lake Park

 

Pleasant Hill Marina

 

Gorman Nature Center 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10am-12pm Survival. Learn skills in shelter and fire building and a make-it-take-it first aid kit.
Mohican Outdoor School

10am

10am-4pm

 

10am-2pm

 

Bird Walk. Tim Leslie, ACPD volunteer.

Fly-Fishing & Fly-tying Demonstration. Presented by Mohican Fly Fishing Club.

Camping & Fishing Demonstration. Join the outdoor staff from Gander Mountain for a brief talk and demonstrations on back country camping and fishing. Equipment on display at the covered bridge parking area by the river. Sponsored by Gander Mountain..."We live outdoors".

Cooke Wildlife Conservation Area

Mohican State Park Covered Bridge

Mohican State Park Covered Bridge

 

10am-3pm

 

 10am-3pm

 

10am-4pm

Keeper Talks (on the hour). A short, up close, interactive presentation about one of the Sanctuary predatory birds. Photo opportunities.

 

Photographing Birds of Prey. A variety of bird of prey species will be displayed in natural settings along the trails. Perfect for up close photographs.

Wildlife Photography Exhibit. Over 50 photographs by Mohican-area resident and award-winning photographer Dan Sved featuring animals from around the world as well as our own backyard.

Ohio Bird Sanctuary

 

 Ohio Bird Sanctuary

 

Ohio Bird Sanctuary

10am-4pm

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

11am-1pm

Activities. Children's crafts, displays of Native American artifacts, and animal skins.   

 

 

Activities. Triple M Riding Rescue Ranch offering pony/horse rides in the arena, Amazing Moments animal themed face painting, and Mohican Valley Art Show display. Also nature related arts & crafts for junior explorers including making a bird feeder, decorating your own animal mask, and a scavenger hunt. Concession items available: pizza, popcorn, chips, candy and ice cream.

 

 

Intro to Archery. Half-hour sessions covering safety and hands-on instruction. Sessions will occur at 11am, 11:30am, 12pm and 12:30pm. Must be at least nine years-old to participate.

 

 

 

Cooke Wildlife Conservation Area

 

 

 

Wolf Creek/Pine Run Grist Mill

 

 

 

Cooke Wildlife Conservation Area

 

 

 

11:30am Fire Starting with flint and steel. Building a fire with Sam Weyrick. Cooke Wildlife Conservation Area

12pm, 2pm, & 4pm

12pm

Big House Tours. 

Fire Building. Learn how to master this basic outdoor skill from St. Peter's Church Boy Scout Troop 121.

Malabar Farm State Park

Ohio Bird Sanctuary

12:15pm Intro to Geocaching. Cooke Wildlife Conservation Area
12pm-5pm Mill & Cabin Tours. Come see an 1831 operating grist mill in action. Tour the mill and early 1800s log cabins and get a glimpse of what life was like in pioneer times when Ohio was the new Wild Frontier. (a $3 entrance fee for adults over 21, $1 for ages 10-20, and under 10 free.) Wolf Creek Pine Run Grist Mill
12pm-5pm Nature Oriented Scavenger Hunt. Hike our 3/4 mile loop trail on the ridge above the mill. Gather items at stations along one of Mohican's steepest trails. Relax on the overlook deck and take some great pictures from its viewpoint. Then kids turn in your scavenger items in our Welcome Center for a prize. (a $3 entrance fee for adults over 21, $1 for ages 10-20, and under 10 free.) Wolf Creek Pine Run Grist Mill

1pm & 3pm

 

1pm-2pm

 

Wagon Rides. Enjoy the beauty of the Malabar Farm Landscape while listening to an in-depth talk about Bromfield's farming practices. In addition to learning the usual facts, wagon riders will see how his farming and conservation practices especially improved wildlife habitat. 

 

More than Morel Mushrooms. Participants will improve their Mushroom I.Q. Learn how to find, identify, and prepare all types of wild mushrooms.

Malabar Farm State Park

 

Pleasant Hill Lake Park Activity Center

1pm-3pm Leave No Trace - Enjoying the Outdoors Responsibly. Join the Leave No Trace traveling trainers for an interactive presentation and discussion that will focus on the elements of Leave No Trace minimum impact program. Mohican Outdoor School

1pm

1pm

Nature Walk. with Tim Leslie, ACPD volunteer.

Wildlife Photography Workshop with Keynote Speaker Chip Gross. Bring your cameras and walk the trails with Chip, photographing the Sanctuary's birds in natural settings.

Cooke Wildlife Conservation Area

Ohio Bird Sanctuary

1pm-3pm

 

Hands on Animals. Gorman Volunteers. Enjoy the experience of touching, holding, and learning about some of our resident reptiles and amphibians. This program is enjoyed by all ages.

Gorman Nature Center
 2pm-3pm Wild Herbal Hike. The woodlands of Ohio are packe with plants that are old time remedies and cure-alls; some not so old. We will hike to find them and talk about their uses. Some of it based in fact and some of it folklore. Mohican State Park Resort Lobby

2pm-4pm

 

 

3pm-4pm

 

 

 

Learning Orienteering. Have fun learning how to find your way around with Boy Scout Troop 131 as they teach orienteering.

 

 

"The animals that travel with Jack Hanna". The Columbus Zoo will present a program that will give you the opportunity to learn about the animals that travel with Jack Hanna. Discover where they're from, what they eat, and possibly touch the birds, reptiles, and a variety of mammals. Bring chairs or blankets for the lawn. (a $3 entrance fee for adults over 21, $1 for ages 10-20, and under 10 free.)

 

Gorman Nature Center

 

 

Wolf Creek/Pine Run Grist Mill

 

 

5pm-6pm

Bug Eating & Wild Edibles. With the help of the cooks from Bromfield's Dining Room, we will have some recipe samples for you to try which include edibles from the wild!

Mohican State Park Resort Lobby

7pm-10pm Barn Dance. Join us for a fun family evening of square dancing. Experienced and beginner dancers welcomed. Featuring the Backporch Swing Band. Food and refreshments will be available for sale by the Ohio Bird Sanctuary Junior Naturalists. Malabar Farm Main Barn
 

7pm

Bird of Prey Show. Enjoy an up close experience with a variety of Ohio's bird species. A 30 minute presentation that is fun and educational. Mohican State Park Lodge/Resort Lobby
     
   

 

 

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