Briefly, March 22
An April Fool’s Family Walk is planned at 4:30 p.m. April 1 at Schekelhoff Nature Preserve.
All ages can walk the paved trail near the Sandusky River to see what can be found in nature in early spring.
A Toddler Trot “Signs of Spring” program is planned for 5 p.m. April 3 at Steyer Nature Preserve.
Children ages 12-36 months with an adult companion can walk to find signs of spring in the park.
Register by calling (419) 435-3915.
Meet at the Sandusky County Park District office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont, at noon March 30 to attend a bald eagle tour.
The program is open to ages 12 and older. The group is to caravan the eastern half of the county to find bald eagles and their nests.
A Day After April Fool’s Day program is planned 12:30-2:30 p.m. April 2 at Countryside Park, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont.
The day after is for learning about the natural world. Register by calling (419) 334-4495.
Children up to age 3 accompanied by an adult are invited to Oakwoods Nature Preserve for a Wee Ones program about beaks at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Monday. Other-aged siblings are welcome.
The program is to include a story and age-appropriate activities. Children can create a beak to take home.
Oakwoods preserve is at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, west of Findlay.
A Spring Break Hike is planned at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Discovery Center. Children can see what is in a vernal pool and take an “unnatural” hike with program assistant Chris Allen.
For more information, call (419) 424-1555.
Ohio’s amphibians are the topic of a program at 7 p.m. April 4 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline.
Join naturalist Josh Dyer for an overview of amphibian life, followed by a slide show covering colorful and secretive “slimesters.” Ohio is home to 38 species of amphibians, 17 of which can be found in Crawford County. The program includes live animals.
All ages are welcome. Call (419) 683-9000 for details.
Compiled by A-T Staff Writer Vicki Johnson.