Wetland Wanders tour of Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve
Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 10 am to 11:30 am
Beaver Creek Wetlands Corridor, 2779 Beaver Valley Rd., Dayton, OH 45434
Join WSU retirees for a Wetland Wanders tour of Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve
Join the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association for a tour of Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve on Tuesday, May 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The tour will be led by David Goldstein, retired chair of biological sciences, who will talk about the importance of the wetlands. Learn why and how the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association has helped to preserve and protect more than 2,300 acres of land along the Beaver Creek Wetland corridor.
Koogler Preserve features the only large swamp in the Beaver Creek Wetland corridor. Plant diversity is high in the prairie and along the boardwalk. The tour will be on grassy trails along the prairie and on the boardwalk. Some sections of the boardwalk have slight gradient changes. The trails and/or boardwalk may be wet depending on previous days' weather. Sturdy shoes are recommended.
The tour is limited to 20 people. Parking is available on Beaver Valley Road, just south of New Germany-Trebein Road. In the event of light rain, the tour will continue. A rain date of Thursday, May 25, at 10 a.m., is scheduled in case of a storm.
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