Black River tours begin Wednesday

LORAIN - The Lorain Port Authority is bringing back the Black River Nature Tours beginning Wednesday. The popular attraction from last summer will be held every Wednesday through Aug. 27. "The nature tours are a great learning experience and they are a way to educate area residents about the great natural resources we have to offer in Lorain," said Richard Novak, executive director. "We are hoping to have a lot of community groups and families enjoy this throughout the summer."
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

 

LORAIN - The Lorain Port Authority is bringing back the Black River Nature Tours beginning Wednesday. The popular attraction from last summer will be held every Wednesday through Aug. 27.

"The nature tours are a great learning experience and they are a way to educate area residents about the great natural resources we have to offer in Lorain," said Richard Novak, executive director. "We are hoping to have a lot of community groups and families enjoy this throughout the summer."

The tours will feature a variety of local wildlife including osprey, eagles, herons and deer. Lorain Port Authority staff and Lorain County Metro Parks naturalists provide information on wildlife, flora and fauna, and landmarks of interest during the cruises.

The tour vessel departs at about 6:30 p.m. from the Black River Landing dock located near the International Flagpoles. Tickets are $12. Passengers must be at least 30 pounds to come onboard.