Black River Audubon Park


Jack Smith pictured center; Yellow Warbler and Eastern Towhee photos by Harry Spencer

Jack Smith, a founder of the Black River Audubon Society in 1958, donated land to the city of Elyria on West Bridge Street for the Black River Audubon Park. Read about how the park was dedicated on May 22, 2012. Morning Journal article

Here is an article that appeared in the Elyria Chronicle Telegram on May 20, 2018, noting the updating of the Black River Audubon Park on May 19 by volunteers. Click here

On May 19, 2018, twenty volunteers pulled up invasive plants, and planted wildflowers and native tree saplings. The mayor of Elyria attended. Read about it on National Audubon, posted May 25, 2018, written by Jillian Mock. To view, copy this Web address into your browser: