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Night Ride: Xenia Station to Spring Valley

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, September 22, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station

Monarch Tagging

On their way to Mexico! Monarchs are on the move...Bring the entire family out to participate in an international citizen science program by helping us capture and tag monarch butterflies. Come and see live monarchs and learn about their amazing life cycle and incredible migration to Mexico. Try and survive the monarch challenge and learn how you can help to save the monarchs.
Sunday, September 23, 1:00-4:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Volunteer Training - Docent/Animal Care Training

Do you love spending time in our Nature Center? Have you ever considered volunteering your time as a docent? Our agency is looking for volunteers to help us maintain regular business hours at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center. This month's training will teach you everything you need to know about giving our guests a great experience at the Nature Center. Animal care will also be part of this training --- learn what it takes to keep our animals healthy and happy!
Monday, September 24, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Full Moon Night Hike - Koogler Wetland Prairie Reserve

In partnership with the Beaver Creek Wetland's Association, join us for this unique experience as the starlit sky and full moon lights your way through the Koogler Wetland Prairie Reserve. Enjoy the sounds of nature on this Full Corn Moon guided hike.
Monday, September 24, 8:00-9:30 PM
KoogLer Wetland Prairie Reserve

Wellness Walkers - Koogler Wetland Prairie Reserve

In partnership with the City of Beavercreek Parks & Recreation, get out and enjoy our local parks, meet new people, all while getting some exercise. Get your heart rate up and get moving on these weekly walks that are guided and self paced. Registration is required through the City of Beavercreek Parks & Registration. To register, or inquire about the full schedule, please call 937-427-5514.
Thursday, September 27, 9:30-10:30 AM
KoogLer Wetland Prairie Reserve

Geocache Night Adventure

Does hidden treasure really exist in our parks? Bring your GPS units, flashlights (extra batteries) and a sense of adventure. We will celebrate the grand opening of a new permanent night cache trail with two other temporary trails to try just the night of the event. Watch out! Some night creatures may try to play tricks on you...
Friday, September 28, 7:00-10:00 PM
Caesar Ford Park

Fall Birding Excursion

Fall birding can be a challenge but our naturalists can help you figure out those confusing ducks, shorebirds and warblers. This birding field trip, which will begin at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center, will take you to visit local reservoirs that tend to be magnets for fall migrants. A picnic lunch will be provided. Please bring along binoculars, and dress for the weather.
Saturday, September 29, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Sara Lee Arnovitz Preserve

Do you like a challenge? Each month we will send you on a different scavenger hunt in a new location. Photos will be available on our Facebook site at the beginning of each month. Locate each place, or item depicted, in the photos and take a selfie at each spot. Upload your photos to Facebook, tagging Greene County Parks & Trails, or send them to kperez@co.greene.oh.us. Prizes will be awarded to those finding all the items/locations in the photos, staff will contact participants about prize pick-up.
Sun, Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Oct. 1-31, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Sara Lee Arnovitz Preserve

Wellness Walkers - Russ Nature Reserve

In partnership with the City of Beavercreek Parks & Recreation, get out and enjoy our local parks, meet new people, all while getting some exercise. Get your heart rate up and get moving on these weekly walks that are guided and self paced. Registration is required through the City of Beavercreek Parks & Registration. To register, or inquire about the full schedule, please call 937-427-5514.
Thursday, October 4, 9:30-10:30 AM
Russ Nature Reserve

Night Ride - Xenia Station to Cedarville

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm. Incentives will be offered to those participants who complete 132 or 265 available miles.
Saturday, October 6, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station