Join Linda Rose of Seneca County Park District, for a Leap Year Hike 4:30 p.m. Feb. 29 at Schekelhoff Nature Preserve.
Toddlers ages 12-36 months with an adult companion are invited to learn about birds at 4:30 p.m. March 2 at Tiffin University Nature Preserve.
For more information or to register for programs, call (419) 435-3915 or email scpd_programs@
Puddle Jumpers ages 5 and younger with an adult companion can learn about "Tracks, Scat and Other Facts" at 10 a.m. March 1 at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey.
Naturalist Linda Rose is to walk the trail looking for signs of animals waking from their winter sleep.
A "Meet Me at the Cabin" program is planned for 2 p.m. March 1 about "Note-ables" at White Star Park Log Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg, south of the park's main entrance.
Bring scissors. All other supplies are provided to create notecards, bookmarks and letterhead from natural materials.
Registration is required by calling (419) 334-4495 or (888) 200-5577.
Deadline is today to register for a Hancock County Park District program about Ohio's role in the Civil War. Join museum archivist Adam Criblez at 10 a.m. Saturday at Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve as he speaks about how the war affected Ohioans.
The lecture is the second in the district's Civil War lecture series. Other topics in the series focus on music and fashion.
Oakwoods Nature Preserve is west of Findlay at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off CR 144 and West Sandusky Street.
Voyageurs, confined to their winter camps, became known as "winter dwellers" during that time, as they passed the time telling stories, singing songs and dancing. Join Genot "Winter Elk" Picor at 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at Brugeman Lodge for "Stories, Songs and Dances of the Hivernaut: The Winter Dweller's Celebration" as he brings frontier history alive during this interactive program.
Advance registration is required by Thursday.
Children ages 3 and younger with an adult companion are invited to see what colors they can find in nature at this month's Wee Ones program at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Feb. 27 at Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve.
The program includes a story and activities about colors. Participants will be making a rainbow from hand tracings.
For more information or to register, visit www.hancockparks.com or call (419) 425-PARK.
"Be a Bird Feeder" 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Wood County Park District's W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, Perrysburg.
Get up close and personal with birds and head outside to become a bird feeder. Participants also will make a simple bird feeder to take home. Program fee is $5.
Every year, they come out in the night with the first warm rain and they move across thawing earth to their secret pools in the dark woods. Learn what they are and why they're called fire lizards.
Learn to grow plants from seed 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Reuthinger Preserve.
Several methods will be covered participants can use at home to obtain, store and germinate seeds.
Naturalist John Jaeger is offering a "Drawing in Nature" class 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 25 at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, Perrysburg.
Beginners are welcome. Be prepared for a short outdoor session. Materials are supplied, but donations are accepted. Registration is required.
To register for programs or for more information, call (800) 321-1897 or email email@example.com.
Arrowhead Day is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 26 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline.
Crawford Park District invites all ages to a display by local artifact collectors in the nature center. Members of the Johnny Appleseed chapter of the Archaeological Society of Ohio will be on hand to display collections.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000 or visit www.crawfordparkdistrict.org.