Park programs, April 26
Toddlers ages 12-36 months with an adult companion are invited to learn about wiggly worms at 11 a.m. May 4 at Tiffin University Nature Preserve.
Boots are recommended for the worm hunt.
All ages are welcome at a Nature Walk Bird Talk at 8 a.m. May 4 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, south of Bloomville on SR 19.
This hike qualifies for the walking stick program.
For more information or to register, call (419) 435-3915.
Discover the health of the Sandusky River by searching for the critters that live in it during a stream quality monitoring program 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 4 at Wolf Creek Canoe Launch, 2409 S. SR 53, Fremont.
Hike for the Health of It at 5 p.m. May 6 on the North Coast Inland Trail with Linda Rose. The hike is to start at Biggs-Kettner Park, 601 St Joseph St., Fremont.
No registration is required.
Children ages 5 and younger are invited to a Puddle Jumpers program called Wonderful Worms at 10 a.m. May 9 at 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont.
Children should dress to get dirty and examine worms up close.
A Meet Me at the Cabin program on dandelions and other spring edibles is planned at 1 p.m. May 9 at White Star Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg.
Discover amazing facts about dandelions and enjoy them along with other spring plants.
Call (419) 334-4495 for more information.
Those interested in learning how to geocache are invited to join members of the Northwest Ohio Geocachers at 2 p.m. Saturday at shelter 1, Riverbend Recreation Area.
Participants can learn how to get started and how to find caches. After a presentation, participants will be broken into groups with experienced guides to search for a cache.
No experience or equipment is required.
Riverbend is on TR 208, off SR 568, east of Findlay.
Young anglers can try their luck at the park district’s annual youth fishing event 8-11 a.m. May 4, rain or shine, at Giertz Lake, Riverbend Recreation Area.
Fishing is open to youth ages 5-13 who are accompanied by an adult. Upon arrival, anglers must register at the Lake Front Activity Center, starting at 7:30 a.m. Children must do the fishing, but limited adult assistance is permitted.
“Tonics and Tools” is the program for 1:30-4:30 p.m. May 5 at the McKinnis House at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.
See how wash day items were made before the invention of power tools.
Litzenberg is at 6100 US 224, west of Findlay.
Join naturalist Warren Uxley at Sears Woods State Nature Preserve at 3 p.m. May 5 for a spring bird migration program.
More migratory birds pass through Ohio in early May than at any other time of the year, including warblers, tanagers, flycatchers, vireos and thrushes.
Sears Woods is west of Bucyrus on Mt. Zion Road.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000.