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Project Feeder Watch

Throughout late autumn and winter, we will be collecting information about birds that frequent our feeders. Bring your cup of coffee, relax in our bird viewing room and help us count the birds that come to our feeders. All data will be provided to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
Saturday, November 24, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Volunteer Training - Leading a Hike

Have you ever had interest in leading hikes for the public but weren't quite sure what was required to do so? Join us for this training session as we give you the ins and outs of Wellness Walks, Full Moon hikes and seasonal hikes.
Monday, November 26, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Koogler Wetland Prairie 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. Dec. 1-31, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
KoogLer Wetland Prairie Reserve

Santa's Holiday in the Park

Bring the whole family for this annual event that captures and celebrates the spirit of the season. Admission is free but a $1 per person suggested donation is appreciated.
The whole family will enjoy:
​ A visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Letters to Santa
​ Souvenir photos (nominal fee)
​ Self-guided walk through the illuminated park
​ Holiday displays and thousands of lights
​ Interactive stations with holiday activities​
Refreshments (fee)
Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Dec. 5-8, 6:00-9:00 PM
James Ranch Park

Project Feeder Watch

Throughout late autumn and winter, we will be collecting information about birds that frequent our feeders. Bring your cup of coffee, relax in our bird viewing room and help us count the birds that come to our feeders. All data will be provided to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
Saturday, December 8, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Canine Christmas

Bring your favorite four-footed friend to GCP&T's Canine Christmas for a memory to last a lifetime. Gather at James Ranch Park, Xenia, between 2 and 4 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 9. Guests are invited to take their own photo capturing this unique holiday memory, professional photos will not be provided. All donations benefit the Scout Dog Park in Xenia.

NEW for 2018! Create a one-of-a-kind paw print ornament on a tree cookie cut right from our parks! Each ornament will be $2.00 and will be created onsite with the help of the owners. All donations will benefit the Scout Dog Park in Xenia.

Sunday, December 9, 2:00-4:00 PM
James Ranch Park

Winter Solstice Hike

Follow the soft glow of luminaries in the snow...
Enjoy the calmness of the woods in winter on the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. Hot chocolate and holiday treats will be available for those participating in the hike. This is a self-guided hike along a luminary lit trail.
Friday, December 21, 7:00-9:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Project Feeder Watch

Throughout late autumn and winter, we will be collecting information about birds that frequent our feeders. Bring your cup of coffee, relax in our bird viewing room and help us count the birds that come to our feeders. All data will be provided to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
Saturday, December 22, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Winter Break Nature Camp

Have fun this winter break! Get out and explore---track wildlife in the snow, learn animal winter survival techniques and do science experiments with winter snow. Hands-on fun will be part of this camp. Lunch will be provided, please indicate on your registration any food allergies.
Thu., Fri. Dec. 27-28, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Second Year & Beyond Beekeeping

Need a little more beekeeping instruction? This class is for those who already have hives or have taken our beginning workshop. We will answer some of the questions and concerns you have experienced, provide additional information for healthier and more productive hives as well as discuss harvesting the honey.
Saturday, January 19, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center