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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Good morning, Baltimore! See orioles, more on Secrest bird walk

May 25, 2011

WOOSTER, Ohio -- See recently arrived warm-weather birds, such as scarlet tanagers and Baltimore orioles, when Secrest Arboretum in Wooster holds a free public bird walk June 11. 

Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society will lead the program, which is open to birdwatchers of all skill levels, including beginners. 

Hours are 9-11 a.m. at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave. Meet at the Seaman Orientation Plaza, about 1.7 miles from OARDC's main entrance. The arboretum is part of the OARDC campus. 

For more information, call 330-464-2148 or visit the arboretum’s website,

Also June 11 is a free public open house, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in the arboretum’s Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, located right across the road from where the bird walk starts.

OARDC is the research arm of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Kurt Knebusch
Ken Cochran