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Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend offers ultimate Eco Tourism Experience

Mohican Wildlife Weekend focuses on Dragonflies & Damselflies

 
PRLog - Feb. 11, 2013 - MANSFIELD, Ohio -- Mansfield, OH – Travelers can immerse themselves in animals and nature at the 12th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend held April 26-April 28, 2013. This unique celebration of wildlife habitat, heritage and natural history features six program sites throughout North Central Ohio's Ashland and Richland Counties.  Each site will offer workshops and demonstrations designed to interest beginners and experienced naturalists alike.  This fun and educational event-packed weekend is ideal for kids of all ages and perfect for the entire family.  Complete information on the weekend is available at www.mohicanwildlifeweekend.com.  

New this year:  Geocaching.  Each Geocache site will have a special event token that can be used to enter a contest for gift cards and prizes.  Details can be found on the website.


Program Sites include:
•   Gorman Nature Center
•   Malabar Farm State Park
•   Mohican State Park & Resort
•   Ohio Bird Sanctuary
•   Mohican Outdoor School
•   Cooke Family Wildlife Conservation Area

This year’s theme is Dragonflies and Damselflies with several programs dedicated to hearing fun facts and more.  Keynote speakers include Judy Semroc and Larry Rosche from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Judy works as the Natural Areas Division for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History as a Conservation Specialist while Larry is Conservation Specialist for the Natural Areas Division of the Natural Areas Division of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  They both co-wrote "The Dragonflies & Damselflies of Northeast Ohio" with Linda Gilbert.

A destination unlike any other, Mansfield and Richland County, Ohio’s wealth of unusual travel adventures and experiences, from visiting the working farm where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married, to spending the night in a haunted former state prison where Hollywood blockbuster movies are shot or seeing the world’s first robot. Breathtaking scenery, rural and hometown experiences, as well as hiking, biking, golf, cross-country and downhill skiing, bird watching and loads of other outdoor adventures attract families and visitors of all ages.  For information or to order a Visitors Guide, consumers can call (800) 642-8282 or visit www.MansfieldTourism.com.

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Comp or press rate trips, unique photo, video and interview opportunities available.
Contact Amy Weirick, (614) 848-8380 or amy@weirickcomminications.com.

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