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It’s the Beginning of Trillium Season for Most of Ohio

Trillium flexipes
We had one of the longest blooming periods in recent history for snow trillium, which began to bloom in mid-February and lasted until about the middle of April in parts of Ohio...


Discover Springtime Beauty at Goll Woods State Nature Preserve

Posted on 4/15/2014 by State Nature Preserves

Discover the beauty of a northwestern Ohio forest in spring by joining a free wildflower walk on Saturday, April 26 beginning at 11 a.m. at Goll Woods State Nature Preserve in Fulton County. Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, this walk will focus on native wildflowers such as large flowered trillium (Ohio’s wildflower), bloodroot, columbine, marsh marigold and a host of other colorful wildflowers.

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Visit the Nature Center at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve

Posted on 4/9/2014 by State Nature Preserves

Would you like to learn more about Ohio’s natural history? Visit the Nature Center at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, which opens for the 2014 season Saturday April 5. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has converted a former office to an interactive nature center. Initially opened in 2012, the center hosted more than 7000 visitors in 2013, offering visitors a hands-on experience with the wonders of Ohio’s Natural Areas.

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