Sandy Ridge blunder a gem for birders

After the initial shock wore off, most of the birders I know got a good laugh out of the news a couple of weeks ago that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency considered the Sandy Ridge Reservation a massive mistake.

Before writing the story, my colleague at The Plain Dealer, environmental writer John Kuehner, asked me what I thought of Sandy Ridge. I told him it was one of the jewels of the Lorain County parks system and a convenient destination for hundreds of Northeast Ohio birders.

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