Tag: Francis RecreAcres

A monarch catepillar sits atop the orange flowers of butterfly milkweed.

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Nature Interpreter Lisa is searching for monarch caterpillars at Francis RecreAcres. You’ll also learn more about the monarch caterpillars and monarch butterflies that Lisa is hand-raising.

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An Eastern Phoebe, a gray flycatcher, sits in tree branches during a sunny day.

Join us on our Facebook page Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Conservation & Parks Technician Jeremy is showing us around the Francis homestead, the green space adjacent to Francis RecreAcres. Learn more about how we maintain this area and how Ohio wildlife has returned to Northeast Hamilton County.

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At Great Parks, we really love our trees. Lucky for us, with almost 17,000 acres of preserved green space, we have a lot to love. But our trees are in trouble. Invasive plants, hostile bugs and destructive fungus are all threatening the health and diversity of our local canopy. That’s why Great Parks became a […]

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