Tag: Winter

A Canada goose stands in a field on a sunny fall morning.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Have you ever wonder what happens to Ohio wildlife in the winter months? Guest Experiences Manager Amy is at Sharon Woods taking your questions and helping us find the “life” in winter wildlife in this video.

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A squirrel sits in a tree, eating a nut.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Is it all right to leave food in a bird feeder during winter? Are peanuts a good food for squirrels? Nature Interpreter Paul explores more of the best – and the worst – foods for local animals during the winter months.

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The bright red feathers of male northern cardinal contrast against the snow in Winton Woods.

Have you been wondering how our local birds can survive the bitter cold temperatures this winter? Birds are warm blooded, just like humans, meaning they can produce their own body heat. They take it a step further though. Birds have a higher metabolic rate than us, allowing them to stay at a higher temperature (around 105 degrees […]

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