THE NATURE CENTER AT SHAKER LAKES
spring programs

Spring is here! Mark your calendars for upcoming programs and events.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Birding in Cleveland
AUDUBON BIRD WALKS

SUNDAYS, APRIL 14, 21, AND 28 AND MAY 5, 12, 19

Meet in the Nature Center parking lot at 7:30am to take a guided stroll through the Shaker Parklands with Julie West looking and listening for migratory and resident birds. All levels of birding experience welcome.
Binoculars available with ID.
Free.

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DIY RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP

TUESDAY, MAY 21 | 6:30-8PM

Make your own rain barrel, and you’ll save more than water! We’ll supply the barrel, parts and tools and show you how to construct a closed, 55 gallon rain barrel system. Barrels can easily be attached to any standard downspout to collect and conserve rain water for your plants and yard. Advance registration is required by May 6th. For registration questions or more information call 321- 5935 ext 240 Nick Mikash. This event is in collaboration with Doan Brook Watershed Partnership.
$60 (includes rain barrel and parts).

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#FredWalksCLE
COMMON GROUND #FREDWALKSCLE

SATURDAY JUNE 15 | 1:30-3:30PM

We will start our journey at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes and then hike around Lower Lake. Learn about the history of the lake and how removing invasive plants and planting natives is improving habitats. Co-hosted by Kim Smith from Journey on Yonder (JOY), Friends of Lower Lake, The Doan Brook Watershed Partnership and the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes. Refreshments available following the hike. Supported by the Cleveland Foundation as part of Common Ground and #FredWalksCLE, a neighborhood event series exploring the natural environments that nourish and sustain Northeast Ohio.
FREE.

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COMMON GROUND CONVERSATION

SUNDAY JUNE 30 10-1:30PM

Unite at our region's day of community conversation where residents meet, share a meal, and connect. FredWalksCLE starts the conversation this spring by highlighting the valuable resources we share, the ambitious projects that aim to improve and protect them, and the individuals doing the work that makes Greater Cleveland an amazing place to call home. This event is supported by the Cleveland Foundation as part of Common Ground and #FredWalksCLE, a neighborhood event series exploring the natural environments that nourish and sustain Northeast Ohio. Learn more at clevelandfoundation.org/commonground
FREE.

Doan Brook Stream Sweep
DOAN BROOK ANNUAL STREAM SWEEP & WEED PULL

SUNDAY, APRIL 28 | 1-3PM

Celebrate Earth Day with Doan Brook Watershed Partnership and the Nature Center as we take care of our urban environment by cleaning up trash and invasive plants in the surrounding parklands. A second date is available on Saturday April 27 from 1-3pm. All ages welcome! Meet at Rockefeller Park Lagoon gazebo.
Register below or call the Doan Brook Partnership at 216.325.7781 ext. 6783.
FREE.

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