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It’s A MagiCicada Fest Across the Midwest!

For the first time since 1803, two broods, or groups of periodical cicadas, are emerging simultaneously. Both broods will appear in Illinois and Iowa, allowing residents of Cook and Lake counties to hear this unique sonic event! June 9 at Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area 

Join Us For The 2024 Summer Soundwalk Series!

Join Us For The 2024 Summer Soundwalk Series!

Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE) is very excited to announce our 2024 Summer Soundwalks schedule! In partnership with Night Out In The Parks and the Chicago Park District, our program consists of a series of guided soundwalks, workshops and training sessions that engage multi-generational 

Eclipse Soundscape Project Soundwalk With Rich Bitting At Fernald Preserve

1:00 PM (Eastern Time) April 8, 2024

Near Cincinnati, Ohio we are collaborating with composer and MSAE member Rich Bitting who leads a soundwalk beginning at the Fernald Preserve Visitors Center.

Starting at 1:00 PM (Eastern U.S. Time), Rich will lead the group from the Visitors Center to our listening post. The Visitors Center is located approximately 24 miles northwest of downtown Cincinnati.

Fernald Preserve Visitors Center
7400 Willey Road
Hamilton, OH 45013
(513) 648-3330

Please wear comfortable shoes or hiking boots. We will walk with Rich for approximately 3/4 mile on uneven gravel/dirt trails to our listening site. 

Please bring:

  • Snacks and drinks
  • Folding chair
  • Partial eclipse starts at 2 p.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern)
  • Total eclipse begins at 3:09 p.m. (Eastern) and lasts one minute and eight seconds.
  • The Fernald Preserve Visitors Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern)
  • FREE eclipse viewing glasses will be provided to the first 400 attendees. Available in the Visitor’s Center.
  • Parking will be limited to parking lots only.

About the Eclipse Soundscape Project

Fernald Preserve is a former uranium processing facility managed by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management. For more information about citizen science and the Eclipse Soundscape Project Click here.