The Seneca County Park District's monthly Nature Walk Bird Talk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Jan. 14 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve. The walk will last about 1 1/2 hours and qualifies for the walking stick program.
Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars and walk the trails looking and listening to the sights and sounds of the preserve. All ages are welcome.
A night hike for Young Adventurers ages 6-12 is planned for 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at Tiffin University Nature Preserve. Kids can learn which animals lurk in the woods at night. Bring a flashlight.
For more information or to register, call (419) 435-3915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Hancock Park District naturalist Michelle Rumschlag at 7 p.m. Saturday for a Full Wolf Moon Hike at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Meet at the back parking lot by the Discovery Center.
Monday at Oakwoods Discovery Center is to be a Discovery Story for children ages 3-6 with
an adult companion at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Children can listen to living history interpreter Lisa Hursey as she sings and plays a dulcimer. They can listen to the story of Paul Revere and create shaker instruments to play while singing to "Yankee Doodle."
Registration with a $2 fee is required by Feb. 1 for the fourth annual Mother Nature Tea to take place Feb. 6. Children can join Mother Nature, portrayed by staff member Stacie Roby, as she tells a story about her daughters, March, April and May.
After the story, Mother Nature's friends will serve child friendly "tea" and "bird's nest" treats.
Children can play a spring matching game and decorate a flower pot to take home.
Tea times are 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Brugeman Lodge, Riverbend Recreation Area, 16618 TR 208, off SR 568 to TR 241, east of Findlay.
For more information, visit www.hancockparks.com or call (419) 425-PARK.
Rock'n Fossil Day is planned noon-3 p.m. Jan. 14 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline. Visitors can see a geology exhibit and fossils for the porch of the nature center, in addition to Ohio gem stones.
At 1 p.m., a presentation is planned by Tim Snyder, author of "Rainbows of Rock and Tables of Stone: The Natural Arches and Pillars of Ohio."
A winter bird walk is planned for 3 pm. Jan. 15 at Sears Woods State Nature Preserve, 1486 Mt. Zion Road, Bucyrus, with naturalist Warren Uxley. See which birds are visiting Ohio from more northern latitudes.
A "Le Pew: Nature Odors" program is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 17 at Lowe-Volk Park for children through fifth grade. Volunteer Joy Etter-Link will highlight some of nature's unusual smells.
Lowe-Volk Park is 3 miles north of US 30.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000 or visit www.crawfordparkdistrict.org.