Park programs

Seneca County

A Nature Walk Bird Talk is planned at 8 a.m. Feb. 1 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve.

All ages are welcome to walk the trails to see what nature has to offer. No registration is required.

Preschoolers ages 3-5 and an adult companion can learn about skunks at Garlo preserve at 10 a.m. Feb. 1. Be prepared for a short skunk hunt.

For more information or to register, call (419) 435-3915.

Hancock County

Four of every 10 mammals is a rodent, including mice, squirrels and more. All ages are invited to a rodent open house 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

Information, activities and games for kids will be on hand.

Oakwoods preserve is at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, west of Findlay.

Children ages 3 and younger with an adult companion can learn about the largest rodent in Ohio during a Wee Ones program at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Monday at the Discovery Center.

Kids can see and touch a beaver’s skull and fur. Other-aged siblings are welcome. The program includes a story, activities and a craft about beavers.

For more information or to register for programs, call (419) 425-7275.

Crawford County

A Walk & Stroll Winter Fun hike is planned for 10 a.m. Feb. 1 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Leesville.

Join naturalist Josh Dyer and his child for a winter exploration. The program is for children ages 3 and younger with a parent.

Two history programs are planned for Feb. 1 at Lowe-Volk Park:

Tellin’ Tales: The Lincoln Highway to take place at 2 p.m. Bring Lincoln Highway memorabilia and stories to share. All ages are invited.

Following at 3:15 p.m. is a program about Leesville history. In this session, Leesville taverns and saloons are highlighted. Anyone who has a

connection to Leesville or is interested in area history is welcome to participate.

For more information, call (419) 683-9000.