Did you know that Brukner Nature Center operates a licensed wildlife rehabilitation unit for native wildlife that are orphaned, injured or sick? Last year, BNC accepted nearly 1,800 animals in need of professional care. Contact us at 937.698.6493, 7-days a week, for all of your wildlife concerns! Brukner Nature Center – it’s about wildlife! Virginia opossums are North America’s only marsupial – meaning they carry their young in a pouch! Joeys are born after 13 short days of gestation and are the size of a jelly bean. We can credit these amazing mammals for helping to keep our environment ‘debris’
Thousands of people spend time on the Great Miami River, one of only 22 national water trails every year… canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to camp on the river? In Troy, Ohio outdoor enthusiasts can experience Ohio’s first and only public floating-tent experience. Located at Treasure Island Park, in Troy, the Float Troy experience uses Shoal floating tents manufactured in Miami County by Smithfly. A first of its kind, the Shoal tent is an inflatable, floating raft with a tent topper that allowed campers to sleep out on the water. The tents
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Sometimes, all you need is some good old-fashioned barbecue to hit the spot! Luckily, Miami County is home to some of the most delicious BBQ joints in Ohio. Across the US, the definition of Barbeque can mean many things. It’s certainly all about the meat and the intense, delicious flavor it provides after it’s slowly cooked all day long! With such a high level of quality, we are certain that each of these places will quench your thirst for all kinds of BBQ. Check out the places below for mouthwatering smoked pork, brisket, ribs, and more. BBQ Joints in Miami
An annual holiday, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every year on May 5th. This day is to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire known as the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. What better way to celebrate than to go out for some Mexican food and margaritas? Miami County has plenty of restaurants to choose from with delicious food… so good luck deciding on just one! La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant 836 W. Main, Troy A fan-favorite in Miami County, La Fiesta has some of the best authentic Mexican food you’ll find in the area. La Catrina