Protecting and Preserving Wetlands
Early settlers on this continent found the forests and grasslands interspersed with swamps, ponds, and marshes. But now 55% of America's wetlands have been drained and we still lose more than 400,000 acres of wetlands every year.
Oxbow's Spring Clean Up
Join us to clean up the Oxbow after the winter floods and enjoy pizza after!
9 a.m. - noon
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 @ 7:30pm
301 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg
The Oxbow, Inc. Office
Chelsea Tooley, Outreach Coordinator for the Whitewater River Watershed Project, will present a program describing the Project which monitors various factors affecting water quality and the organisms that inhabit the river. The Whitewater is one of the best quality rivers in our region and their efforts and oversight go a long way to maintaining that status.
Friday (evening), June 26, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Meet: In the upper Oxbow parking lot at the main entrance to the Oxbow.
Leader: Steve Pelikan, (513) 681-2574, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join skilled naturalist and Oxbow board member Steve Pelikan for what should prove to be a very interesting evening visit into the Oxbow as we look for interesting plants, birds and other animals and taking in everything we see. Steve has a great knowledge of birds, plants, moths, butterflies, insects and other wildlife and is the perfect guide for a general nature trip. Steve will decide on a more specific plan closer to the date, but Steve does like to explore some of the lesser known parts of the Oxbow. Remember this is an evening trip and Steve plans on staying out until dark. Sunset will be at 9:08 pm that day and civil twilight ends at 9:40 pm (complete darkness).
So come on out for a different view of the Oxbow and see what shows up as night falls. Since this is summer, Steve suggests bringing insect repellant and water to make your visit more comfortable. This trip will mostly be walking but on a level and leisurely pace. Feel free to contact Steve if you have any questions.
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