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Canoeing the East Fork of the Little Miami River

Box Turtle

Monarch Butterfly

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday June 10th
11 a.m. Pattison Park
Turtles
Join the Naturalist for a story, craft, and meet a turtle.
 
Preschool Storytime
Wednesday June 17th
11 a.m. Sycamore Park 
Turtles

Join the Naturalist for a story, craft, and meet a turtle.

Illuminating Insects
Thursday June 18th
8:30 p.m.
Chilo Lock #34 Park

Join the naturalist as we explore the fascinating world of fireflies. Discover how and why these small beetles flash during early summer evenings. We'll search the park for these illuminating insects that have captured the curiosity of generations of children. Bring a jar or container to catch bugs in. All lightning bugs will be released after the program. Meet at the Visistor Center.

Ohio River Sweep
Saturday June 20th
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Chilo Lock #34 Park
Join thousands of volunteers along the 981 mile long Ohio River, for the annual litter clean up. Participants will receive a free t shirt (while supplies last). Due to the difficult terrain, we reccomend volunteers be at least 12 years of age or older. Regisgration is required. To sign up, please call 513.876.9013.

Paddling the Little Miami
Friday June 26th
10:00 a.m.
Kelley Nature Preserve
Join the Clermont County Park District and Roads, Rivers, and Trails outfitters of Milford for a five mile canoe trip along the scenic Little Miami River. We'll paddle from Kelley Nature Preserve to Milford. For safety reasons, ages 4 and up only. Participants under age 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Advanced registration is required. Deadline to register is Monday June 22.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday July 8th
11 a.m.
Pattison Park 
Toads
Join the Naturalist for a story, craft, and meet a toad. Meet at the picnic shelter.

Naturalist Program at Stonelick
Friday July 10th
1 p.m.
Stonelick State Park
2895 Lake Drive
Pleasant Plain, OH 45162
Toads
Join a Naturalist for a craft and to meet a critter up close. Guests do not need to be staying at the campground to attend. All Programs will take place in the campground picnic shelter.

Summer Hike
Saturday July 11th
10 a.m.
Sycamore Park
Lace up your hiking boots and explore the three miles of trails at Sycamore Park and Wilson Nature Preserve
The hike will be moderately strenuous with a few steep hills. Hike will last approximately 90 minutes. Meet at the bridge.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday July 15th
11 a.m.
Sycamore Park 
Toads
Join the Naturalist for a story, craft, and meet a toad. Meet at Sycamore #1 picnic shelter (nearest the park entrance).

Canoeing Crooked Run
Friday July 17th
10 a.m.
Chilo Lock #34 Park
Explore the backwaters of Crooked Run State Nature Preserve by canoe. We'll begin at the boat ramp at Chilo Lock #34 Park, then paddle about 1/2 mile up the Ohio River and into the backwaters of Crooked Run State Nature Preserve. For safety reasons ages 4 and up only please. Pre registration is required. Please e-mail to parkdistrict@clermontcountyohio.gov or call 513-876-9013 to sign up. Registration deadline is Friday July 10th.

Magical Monarchs
Sunday August 2nd
2:00 p.m.
Chilo Lock #34 Park

Discover more about one of our most fascinating insects, the -Monarch butterfly. See how you can help these magnificent winged insects along their annual migration to Mexico in Autumn and help their declining population. We'll meet in the Visitor Center for an introduction, then hike through the meadow in search of the butterflies, or their eggs.

Naturalist Program at Stonelick
Friday August 7th
1:00 p.m.
Stonelick State Park
2895 Lake Drive
Pleasant Plain, OH 45162
Snakes
Join us for a craft and to meet a critter up close. Guests do not need to be staying at the campground to attend. All programs will take place in the campground picnic shelter.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday August 12th
11 a.m.
Pattison Park
Snakes
Join the naturalist for a story, craft, and meet a snake. Meet at the picnic shelter. 

Canoeing Crooked Run
Friday August 14th
10 a.m.
Chilo Lock #34 Park

Explore the backwaters of Crooked Run State Nature Preserve by canoe. We'll begin at the boat ramp at Chilo Lock #34 Park, then paddle about 1/2 mile up the Ohio River and into the backwaters of Crooked Run State Nature Preserve. For safety reasons ages 4 and up only please. Pre registration is required. Please e-mail to parkdistrict@clermontcountyohio.gov or call 513-876-9013 to sign up. Registration deadline is Friday August 7th.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday August 19th
11 a.m.
Sycamore Park 
Snakes
Join the naturalist for a story, craft, and meet a snake. Meet at Sycamore # 1 picnic shelter (nearest the park entrance). 


















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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