bird watching in Ohio head over to Shreve for the annual Migration Sensation. This is the 11th year for this event that starts at Shreve Elementary. This huge event includes self-guided birding tours with experts at stations along the way, seminars, and a Birders Market Place. It all starts at 7 a.m. and goes on to 4:30 p.m. You'll visit the Killbuck Marsh, Shreve Lake, Brown's Bog, and Funk Bottoms wildlife area. This is Ohio's largest inland natural wetland area and it covers 5,671 acres! The seminars includes Sensational Birds, Planting for Wildlife, Wildlife & Outdoor Photography, Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds, Be a Better Birder, and 'The Big Year'. The Akron Zoo will be there with some animals and there are many family friendly activities. Whether you are a beginner at this or a bird watching enthusiast you won't want to miss this Ohio event. There will be people from ODNR Division of Wildlife, Friends of the Killbuck Marsh, The Wilderness Center staff, Greater Mohican Audubon Society, and more, on hand to educate and help you experience the wonderful world of bird watching in Ohio. Click here for more information on the Shreve Migration Sensation. Shreve is just a short ride from Amish Country so make a weekend of it and stay over at your favorite Ohio bed and breakfast.
Written by Carol Steffey, Garden Gate Get-A-Way Bed & Breakfast, Millersburg, Ohio (330) 674-7608 www.garden-gate.com