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Migration Sensation

20th Annual Shreve Spring Migration Sensation Saturday, March 21, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED!


This will be the 20th year for the Shreve Spring Migration Sensation which is sponsored by the ODNR Division of Wildlife, The Wilderness Center, Greater Mohican Audubon Society, Shreve United Methodist Church, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist, Trent Insurance Group, Shreve Business & Community Association, Shreve Firefighters Auxilary.

NOTE!- Speakers will be at the Shreve United Methodist Church this year and the Birder's Marketplace will be at 225 East McConkey Street.

Speakers will be at the Shreve United Methodist Church,  430 North Main St. (State Route 226), Shreve, Ohio 44676, throughout the day. The Birder's Marketplace will be located at the Clinton Township Garage at 225 East McConkey St. Help stations will be located at Funk Wildlife Area, Wright Marsh, Shreve Lake, Force Road, and Cemetery Road. There will also be tours available of Brown's Lake Bog.

EVENT SUMMARY – This peak spring bird migration event includes self-guided tours with experts located at help stations in the nearby Killbuck Marsh, Shreve Lake, Force Rd, Cemetery Road and Funk Bottoms wildlife areas, Ohio’s largest inland natural wetland complex, covering 5,671 acres. Enjoy a full day of “Sensational” Family-Friendly at the Methodist church, the Clinton Township Garage and on site in the field!

A $15.00 admission ($20.00 per immediate family) includes any or all events and six workshops.  Register at the church (starting at 7:30AM)  with FREE MAPS to the help stations and dip netting located in the marsh, and tour locations.

New for 2020!

ODNR Division of Wildlife's Mobile Kitchen

11:00-1:00 at Shreve United Methodist Church

Intrigued by the idea of eating local wild game ethically and safely harvested from the fields, forests, and waters right here in the Buckeye State? ODNR Division of Wildlife’s Mobile Kitchen offers visitors the opportunity to try out free samples of Ohio wild game and fish. Please stop by and watch as staff turn nature’s bounty into some tasty table fare

Special Raffle

Big Spring Winter Adventure

       Everyone who registers  this year will be entered in a drawing for a special chance to visit the Big Spring Restoration Site. This spring stays open all winter and is a haven for wildlife. The site is closed to the public, but the ODNR has issued a one-time permit for a group of four to bird the site. Winner will be drawn after last speaker.

     This is a great chance to experience one of the best birding opportunities in Ohio. Because it never freezes, the big spring is the focal point for large numbers of wintering waterfowl.
     Details of the adventure will be worked out with the Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area staff and the lucky winner.