By 1808Delaware

Join the fun this April for a variety of fun and educational events at the Stratford Ecological Center, located at 3083 Liberty Road in Delaware. There will be something for everyone, from nature enthusiasts to book lovers. Check out upcoming events below!

Herbal Study Group 2023
Date: April 11
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost: $10
Explore the many uses of wild and cultivated plants during our monthly Herbal Study Group sharing circle. Each month, we’ll examine a different herbal topic.

Meet the Pollinators
Date: April 15
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $10
Discover the important role pollinators play in our environment and food supply during this informative session.

Volunteer Tree Planting & Invasive Species Removal for Earth Day
Dates: April 15 and April 18
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cost: Free
Celebrate Earth Day with us by helping plant native trees and remove non-native, invasive plants in our forest. Dress for mess!

Meet the Bees – Hive Tours
Date: April 15
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $15
Join us for an up-close look at the beehives and learn how honey gets from the hive to the jar.

Beekeeping 4-H SPIN (SPecial INterest) Club
Date: April 20
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost: $60
In association with the Delaware County 4-H Program, this unique opportunity is perfect for aspiring beekeepers and nature enthusiasts.

Book Talks
Date: April 21
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost: $10
Join our book club where you don’t need to read the whole book! Enjoy discussions on excerpts and short readings.

Sheep Shearing Day
Date: April 22
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $5
Bring the whole family for a wooly experience as our resident sheep (and llama) receive their spring haircuts!

Bee a Pollinator Warrior Series: Session 2 – Gardening for Pollinators
Date: April 29
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $30
Become a Pollinator Warrior in this four-part series, focusing on gardening for pollinators in Session 2.

Edible Plant Walk ID & Lunch
Date: April 29
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $25
Join veteran members of Stratford’s Herbal Study Group for a spring walk in our gardens and woods to identify and learn about culinary and medicinal plants.

Don’t miss out on these fantastic events! We look forward to seeing you at the Stratford Ecological Center this April. The Center is located at 3083 Liberty Road in Delaware. More information is available at 740.363.2548 or by clicking here.

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