Nature Park schedule for upcoming fair


The Richland County Soil and Water Conservation District has teamed up with Richland County Fair Board to bring guests a variety of activities during the upcoming Richland County Fair, which runs Aug. 9-15.

Whether you’re interested in seeing Richland County wildlife, strolling through the native plant gardens, or learning about soil and water health, the Nature Park has something for you.

The Nature Park Stage will host a variety of musical acts and fun and educational natural resource demonstrations. Some of the natural resource programs are interactive and ideal for families.

The exhibit area behind the stage is filled with a variety of natural resource displays about conservation, gardening, recycling, soil health and litter prevention. The Nature Park continues to be restored under the guidance of Bill and Tonya Flanegan and Howard Harriman with assistance from the Richland County Master Gardeners.

Their listing of events are as follows:

August 9

7 p.m. Trigger will perform music from the 80’s, Classic Rock and Pop)

August 10

3 p.m. “Helping the Honeybees” with Rob Crain, Richland Area Beekeepers Association

5 p.m. “Those Amazing Insects” with Susan James, Mohican Outdoor School

7 p.m. Dr. Simple a rock-duo will perform

August 11

3 p.m. “The Impact of Rainfall…the Good, the Bad and the Ugly” with Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (this program will take place in the exhibit area)

5 p.m. “Gardening with Native Plants” with Bill Flanegan, Richland County Master Garden Volunteer

7 p.m. EKG will perform an eclectic mix of music

August 12

3 p.m. “Environmental Stewardship: How it Benefits Water, the Economy and Your Home” with Kim Hildreth, City of Mansfield

5 p.m. “Snakes of Richland County” with Richland County Park District-Gorman Nature Center

7 p.m. Project 116 (Christian Music)

August 13

5 p.m. “Gardening with Native Plants” with Bill Flanegan, Richland County Master Garden Volunteer

7 p.m. RMB (Race Ministries Band)

August 14

3 p.m. “Welcome to Malabar Farm” with Malabar Farm State Park

5 p.m. “Turtles of Richland County” with Richland County Park District-Gorman Nature Center

7 p.m. Mac-O-Cheese (Blue Grass)

August 15

7 p.m. Bryan Sheward (Classic Rock)

The Richland County Park District is bringing a wide-variety of entertainment to the Richland County Fair.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/07/web1_yvt34SaA.jpegThe Richland County Park District is bringing a wide-variety of entertainment to the Richland County Fair.