The Vermilion River Watershed Open House is held every March in Vermilion, Ohio featuring nature and wildlife exhibits, including birds of prey and watershed wildlife by award winning “Back to the Wild” -  a Wildlife Rehabilitation & Nature Education Center. View eagles, owls, snakes and other rescued wildlife.

Additional exhibitors include Lorain County Community College, Vermilion River Watershed, Lorain County Woodcarvers, Erie County Health, Beaver Creek Watershed Association, Mast – Maritime Archaeological Survey Team, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Lorain County Metro Parks, Erie MetroParks, Ohio Coastal Management Program, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

The event and parking are free, with food and beverages available for a donation.

Held in the Vermilion-on-the-Lake Historic Community Center, donations benefit the ongoing efforts to preserve and promote the log cabin built in 1919, and support Back to the Wild wildlife refuge.

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