Park programs, Dec. 27
A Nature Walk Bird Talk is planned for 8 a.m. Jan. 4 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve.
All ages are welcome to walk the trails to see what nature has to offer. Binoculars are helpful for the 1 1/2-hour walk, which qualifies for the walking stick program.
No registration is required.
Toddlers ages 12-36 with an adult companion can learn about owls at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at Garlo preserve.
Meet at the nature center for stories and fingerplays.
Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their adults companions can take a Preschool Pals winter walk at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at Tiffin University Nature Preserve.
Parents or other caregivers are encouraged to load their babies from birth to 12 months into backpacks, frontpacks or strollers and take them to Garlo preserve at 10 a.m. Jan. 9 to learn about snow through stories, fingerplays and real snow.
Call (419) 435-3915 to register for programs.
The dangers of adopting wildlife is the topic of a program at 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598.
A presentation is to be followed by a short discussion on the differences between compassion for wildlife and the dangers or penalties possible when adopting wild animals.
For details, call (419) 683-9000.