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Audubon Miami Valley Speaker, Monday, October 10, 7:30pm

2016/10/01

“Caesar Creek Lake – Where Nature and History Meet,” with speaker Samantha Bachelder, US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger at Caesar Creek

AMV - Samantha BachelderCaesar Creek Lake in the Little Miami River Valley is a place where preservation of past, present and future meet. From Ordovician age fossils, pioneer villages to tall grass prairies and wooded wetlands the unique history and habitats provide park guests with a vast number of outdoor activities and learning experiences. Caesar Creek State Park is located in southwestern Ohio, five miles (8 km) east of Waynesville, in WarrenClinton, and Greene counties. The park is leased by the State from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who in the 1970s erected a dam on Caesar Creek to impound a 2,830-acre (1,150 ha) lake. The total park area, including the lake, is 7,941-acre (3,214 ha). The park has 43 miles (69 km) of hiking trails and 31 miles (50 km) of bridle trails.

Samantha Bachelder has two associate degrees from Hocking College, one in Wildlife Management and the other in Natural and Historical Interpretation. Her bachelor’s is from the University of Cincinnati in Environmental Studies.

Chapter Meetings are held the second Monday of the indicated months in the 2nd floor Community Room, Lebanon Citizens National Bank building, 30 Park Place West at 7:30 PM in uptown Oxford unless otherwise noted (n.b.). All meetings are open to the public.

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