Check out these events in your local area of Ohio
National Events at http://gbbc.birdcount.org/local-events/
February 13, 15, and 16, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
February 14, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CanalWay Center, 4524 East 49th Street (Cleveland Metroparks)
Stop by the center anytime to help count our backyard birds. We will have a list of the birds you might see, field guides, and binoculars to use. Free
Contact: Jill Hauger, 216-206-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
February 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
February 14, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road
Participants are invited to come to Aullwood to count the birds that visit our feeders. On Saturday at 2:30 p.m., Tom Hissong will offer a hands-on workshop for all ages on how to identify common winter birds in our area and how to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at your home. After an indoor session, we will venture outdoors to count birds in our sanctuary. Registration is not necessary, just dress warmly and help count the birds.
January 31, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Rd.
GBBC Informational Presentation
Contact: Molly Simonis, email@example.com
Cedar Bog Nature Preserve
Adult guided hike: 8:30 a.m.
Activities for children: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Cookies and cocoa available!
Contact: Jean Gayley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Feburary 14, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
February 15, 4:00-7:00p.m. (Owl Hike) Hisey Park, 5443 Middletown Road
Friends of the Warren County Park District and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists will again host their annual Great Backyard Bird Count event within the cozy confines of Hisey Park’s historic farmhouse. Weather permitting, groups will venture out into the many habitats of Hisey Park to spot birds and other wildlife. If you prefer, you may stay in the farmhouse, snuggle up to a window, sip coffee, tea, hot chocolate or cider, munch on snacks and count birds at several bird feeders around the house. This event is a popular citizen science project and is open to the public. No registration required.
February 14, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW
Come to the Wildlife Observation Room for as long or as short a time as you like, identify and count birds for the GBBC, and enjoy a snack. Free, donation requested for snacks.
Contact: 330-359-5235 or 877-359-5235
Feburary 14, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road (Mill Creek MetroParks)
Join Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Nancy Brundage to watch birds for the GBBC while sipping coffee (or tea). Please bring your favorite mug. Limited space; please call to register. Choose one session: 9:30 – 10:15 am or 10:15 – 11 am.
Contact: Register online at http://www.millcreekmetroparks.org/event/coffee-birds-5/2015-01-31/ or call 330-740-7107