Catch & Study Salamanders at the Schrader Center in Oglebay Park
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1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

june, 2020

This is a repeating event

wed03jun2:00 pm3:00 pmSalamander Search2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

Event Details

Join as we gently catch, study, and release salamanders, crayfish, aquatic insects and fish in Waddles Run. Nets and collection buckets provided. Meets at pull-off by intersection of Warden Run Road and Falls Drive.

Available 2-3pm Wednesday, June 3 through August 12. (Does not meet July 1.)

Strollers and open-toed shoes or flip-flops are NOT recommended.  Rubber boots are recommended. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

$5 per person. Free for OI members or those with activity wristbands.

Explore nature as a family…

Replace your child’s screen time with green time! Our family nature programs bring families together for quality time learning about nature. So, get outside and explore! Activities ignite children’s interests in science and nature. Children socialize with other kids outside of a traditional classroom setting. They have a lot of fun, too. And parents meet and connect with other parents. Most of all, our programs instill a lifelong appreciation and respect for the natural world.

More about the Schrader Center:

The Schrader Center offers dozens of seasonal nature programs for all ages. Nature enthusiasts gather here to experience a sense of community around a shared love of nature. Preschoolers through adults enjoy our year-round nature activities. Our hands-on programs expand nature knowledge, promote outdoor discovery and foster lifelong learning.


(Wednesday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Schrader Environmental Education Center

Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV