Groveport Nature Fair 2016 (photos)

Messenger photos by Rick Palsgrove The annual Groveport Nature Fair was held in Heritage Park on June 11. The event featured live animals, a fishing derby, butter making, geological items, nature items, insects, health information and more. Pictured here is Mackenzie Boucher, 9, of Groveport being greeted by a new furry friend, a blue heeler puppy from Briar Patch. Blue heelers are herding dogs.
Messenger photos by Rick Palsgrove
The annual Groveport Nature Fair was held in Heritage Park on June 11. The event featured live animals, a fishing derby, butter making, geological items, nature items, insects, health information and more. Pictured here is Mackenzie Boucher, 9, of Groveport being greeted by a new furry friend, a blue heeler puppy from Briar Patch. Blue heelers are herding dogs.
Katie Todd, a Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Entomology Department, hands over a large millipede for Groveport resident Bill Kurey to examine.
Katie Todd, a Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Entomology Department, hands over a large millipede for Groveport resident Bill Kurey to examine.
Beekeeper Christa Hein of Bring the Farm to You of Centerburg, who has been a beekeeper for 22 years, explains how a beekeeper suit is used.
Beekeeper Christa Hein of Bring the Farm to You of Centerburg, who has been a beekeeper for 22 years, explains how a beekeeper suit is used.
Groveport’s Pat Wears displayed a variety of “Things We Found While Walking Around.” Some of his nature items included scat, antlers, turtle shells, seeds, feathers, snakeskin, nests, and more.
Groveport’s Pat Wears displayed a variety of “Things We Found While Walking Around.” Some of his nature items included scat, antlers, turtle shells, seeds, feathers, snakeskin, nests, and more.
Dr. Wendy Klooster of The Ohio State University Entomology Department, holds out a Madagascar hissing cockroach for event visitors to look at.
Dr. Wendy Klooster of The Ohio State University Entomology Department, holds out a Madagascar hissing cockroach for event visitors to look at.
Katie Todd, a Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Entomology Department, examines a bee she caught with a net at the event.
Katie Todd, a Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Entomology Department, examines a bee she caught with a net at the event.
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