Park programs, July 19
Teens ages 12-17 are invited to a Working for Wildlife week 9 a.m.-noon July 29-Aug. 2.
Young people are to visit a different park each day to complete a wildlife project, which may include gardening, trail maintenance or habitat restoration. Cost is $15.
Call (419) 435-3915 to register.
A Winous Point shorebird banding and tour is planned for July 28. Participants must be age 18 or older and should meet at 7 a.m. at the park office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont.
Participants can learn about bird banding research in a wetland area, and take the opportunity to see confusing shorebirds up close.
To register, call (419) 334-4495.
Children ages 6-8 are invited to an Amazing Arthropods program 8 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Findlay.
Registration with $2 per child is due today.
Stargazing is planned at 9 p.m. July 29 at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.
Bring binoculars to find planets and constellations. In case of cloudy skies, a short star program is planned in the barn followed by a hike.
Participants must be age 10 and older. Register by Thursday by calling (419) 425-7275.
Join naturalist Warren Uxley at Harvey Schoolhouse Prairie at 2 p.m. July 28. He has spent the last four years building a tallgrass prairie at the Harvey One Room Schoolhouse and plans to share the successes and analyze the problems he has encountered creating a prairie habitat.
The prairie is on Caldwell Road, a mile east of SR 4.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000.