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Functional Mobility Training

Taught by Travis Ballman, certified functional movement and mobility coach with a bachelorís degree in health and sports science, this class is designed to provide participants with foundational movement skills to include squatting, bending at the waist, general upper body strength and core stability. These movements can be transferred to activities in everyday life, such as, household chores, hiking, playing with your kids, gardening, etc.
No experience is needed and the class will be modified depending on athletic ability. Please bring a yoga mat and towel along with a water bottle.

Thursday, April 11, 5:00-6:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Get to Know the Butterflies

Summer is coming, which means our fluttering neighbors are coming soon! Get to know their traits and identifying marks in this hands on workshop. All participants will receive a free butterfly guide.
Thursday, April 11, 7:00-8:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Extreme Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunts arenít just for kids anymore! This egg hunt is AMPED up and sure to be a wild time! Can you find Easter eggs in the dark? If you can, you could win prizes! Participants must have a flash light to participate. Ages 16 and up.
Friday, April 12, 7:30-9:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Spring Bee Clinic

Join the Greene County Beekeepers Association during their spring beekeeping clinic. Observe hive inspection, learn about swarm prevention, how to create kindergarten hives and watch package bee installation. Bring a veil for up- close viewing. Have all of your spring beehive management questions answered.
Saturday, April 13, 12:00-2:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Functional Mobility Training

Taught by Travis Ballman, certified functional movement and mobility coach with a bachelorís degree in health and sports science, this class is designed to provide participants with foundational movement skills to include squatting, bending at the waist, general upper body strength and core stability. These movements can be transferred to activities in everyday life, such as, household chores, hiking, playing with your kids, gardening, etc.
No experience is needed and the class will be modified depending on athletic ability. Please bring a yoga mat and towel along with a water bottle.

Thursday, April 18, 5:00-6:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Miracle Migrants

Every spring Greene County welcomes back a tiny wonder, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. We will explore the amazing journey of our smallest bird and look at the special adaptations they use to survive. One lucky participant will win a hummingbird attracting plant!
Thursday, April 18, 7:00-9:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

BCWA Earth Day Hike

Celebrate Earth Day with the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Join members of the BCWA as you hike at Creekside Reserve. The 136-acre Reserve in Beavercreek follows the bike path that parallels US Route 35 between Factory and North Fairfield Roads. Off the bike path, trails provide nice views of the Little Beaver Creek and occasional meadows. Participants should meet at the shelter at EJ Nutter Park, 865 Factory Road, Beavercreek.
Saturday, April 20, 9:00-10:30 AM
EJ Nutter Park Large Shelter

Night Ride: Old Town Reserve to Young's Dairy

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, April 20, 7:00-9:00 PM
Old Town Reserve

Functional Mobility Training

Taught by Travis Ballman, certified functional movement and mobility coach with a bachelorís degree in health and sports science, this class is designed to provide participants with foundational movement skills to include squatting, bending at the waist, general upper body strength and core stability. These movements can be transferred to activities in everyday life, such as, household chores, hiking, playing with your kids, gardening, etc.
No experience is needed and the class will be modified depending on athletic ability. Please bring a yoga mat and towel along with a water bottle.

Thursday, April 25, 5:00-6:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Spring Birding Excursion

Some of Ohioís most elusive migrants call the ridges and hills of Tar Hollow State Park home. Join us on a quest to find Scarlet Tanagers, Cerulean Warblers, Worm-eating Warblers, and many other bird species. Please bring binoculars. A picnic dinner will be provided.
Saturday, April 27, 2:00-10:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center