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Program: Moths & Meteors Overnight Event
Park: Observatory Park
Room: Grounds
Reservation Deadline: 8/11/21
Date: 8/11/21 - 8/12/21
Meeting Days: Wed., Thu.
Time: 9:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Fee: Free
# of people: 152 (2 extra)
Openings: 0
Program Category: Astronomy
Program Type: Annual, Astronomy, Nature's Not to Be Missed
Age Range: Adult, All Ages
Description: PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT. Bring a tent and spend the night enjoying the Perseid Meteor Shower and the night-flying moths attracted by our black light and mercury vapor lamps! Best meteor viewing 1-3 AM. Naturalist on site from sunset to sunrise. Whatever the weather, interact with moths and other nocturnal insects as you help sample and survey onsite wildlife. CAMPING GUIDELINES: We hope you enjoy this once-a-year opportunity to pitch your tent at Observatory Park! TENTS ONLY may be SET UP WEDNESDAY AFTER 4 PM & REMOVED BY THURSDAY AT 9 AM. Thank you for understanding that no campers, trailers or generators will be permitted. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, GRILLS OR OPEN FIRES. Pets must be leashed at all times. Geauga County registration begins June 20; out-of-county registration begins August 1. Cancelled in case of inclement weather. Overall event capacity is limited to 150 people. All participants must be registered; you may register up to six people per reservation. People may begin arriving at 4 PM and must show registration receipt prior to entering the park. Only those registered will be permitted entry to the event. Registration required.
Accessibility: Partially Wheelchair / Stroller Accessible
Volunteers Needed: