Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Two upcoming events: Museum Open House, and Wildflower Talk/Walk

Sorry for the late notice about these two events; too many travels and other stuff have kept me from prompt blog updates. Both of these events are free and open to the public, and YOU are welcome!

The ever-popular annual Open House at the Ohio State University's Museum of Biological Diversity takes place this Saturday, April 7, from 10 am - 4 pm. The museum is a fascinating treasure trove of all manner of animals and plants great and small. This year's theme is "Magnified". The museum is easy to access at 1315 Kinnear Road in Columbus, and complete details are RIGHT HERE.

I'm giving a photo-rich talk about spring wildflowers this Sunday, at one of the gems of the Hocking Hills, Camp Oty' Okwa. It'll include lots of interesting ecological notes, such as the critical role that ants play with many of our spring bloomers. Preceding the talk and starting at 4:30 pm, we'll take a ramble around the sprawling grounds and rich habitats of the camp. Talk commences at 6:30 pm. For complete details and to register, GO HERE.

3 comments:

carmen Rincones said...

HI JIM, TODAY I'VE SEEN A PRETTY AND SMALL BLACK BIRD WITH A WHITE CHEST AND ORANGE UNDERBELLY AND SIDES. WOULD YOU PLEASE TELL ME WHAT IT IS? ALSO I'M NOT GETTING YOUR BLOGS ANY MORE. THANK YOU, CARMEN R.

Jim McCormac said...

Hi Carmen, the bird sounds like an eastern towhee. I've changed the blog format once or twice of late, and apparently that screwed up the email notifications. Not yet sure of the fix, but hopefully will get it squared away eventually.

susan said...

Enjoyed the walk and the talk Sunday, I enjoy all your talks! 2 purple martin scouts Saturday in Mcconnelsville susan11359@aol.com

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