The Rocky River Watershed Council is hosting its annual volunteer appreciation summer picnic on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The event will be at Mill Stream Park in Valley City, Ohio, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Mill Stream Park is located off of Rt. 303 at the end of Maple Street. Members, past members, volunteers, prospective volunteers, and the general public are invited to join in the fun and games and discover the good work going on in the Rocky River in Medina and Cuyahoga Counties. The event is free. Food and giveaways will be provided.
The agenda for the appreciation picnic includes:
- E & J Reptile Show is a family-friendly program that provides an adventure into the world of “Reptiles, Amphibians and Arachnids.” Visitors will get to touch, pet, and hold some amazing creatures and critters while learning very interesting facts, husbandry tips, and conservation. You may meet an alligator names “Lucky” or help to hold “Squasher” the big rmese python. Come to see many other species such as: big and small tortoises, exotic frogs, world’s largest land salamanders, exotic lizards, non-venomous snakes, tarantulas, scorpions and even desert beetles.
- Walk & Talk with Rocky River Watershed Coordinator. Jared Bartley will stroll around the Rocky River which wraps around this park to look for river issues, concerns and possible future projects. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about this winding, twisting river. This park acts as a natural flood plain, come learn more about this process. If you live near the Rocky River and wish to know more, this is a great opportunity to ask questions.
- A short business meeting of the Rocky River Watershed Council.
If you have questions, contact Linda Schneider at 330-722-9321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.