Park programs, March 7

Seneca County

“Tracks, Scat & Other Facts” is the name of a family program at 5 p.m. March 20 at Tiffin University Nature Preserve, Miami Street.

All ages can learn about tracks and scat and get other information about Seneca County mammals. The program is entirely outdoors.

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

Sandusky County

A program about endangered species is planned by Sandusky County Park District for 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 21 on North Coast Inland Trail, 240 S. Main St., Lindsey.

Participants should gather at the picnic shelter for a short discussion of Ohio’s endangered species. Then, the group is to hike the trail as they continue to talk about additional species, habitats and how to help.

No registration is required.

For more information, call (419) 334-4495.

Hancock County

“The Barn,” a puppet show, is to be presented at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. March 16 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 17.

Check out farm animals living in the barn and what happens when they move. The production includes a puppet show, music and activities.

The show is to take place at Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, 1400 Oakwoods Lane, west of Findlay.

Join artist and volunteer Sharon Hammer Baker for Art in the Park from 7-8:30 p.m. March 19 to explore nature journaling techniques, including observation skills, sketching, painting and writing.

The program is for teens and adults of all skill levels. Participants should provide their own sketch book and drawing supplies. The workshop also qualifies for state-certified volunteer naturalist advanced training credit. No registration or fee is required.

For more information, call (419) 425-7275.

Crawford County

Colonel Crawford Lions Club Recycling is planned 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Leesville.

To ask about items to be accepted, call (419) 683-9000.

Growth and development of the spotted salamander is the topic of a park program at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lowe-Volk Park.

Steve Kievit, certified volunteer naturalist, nurtured some eggs, which have hatched into larvae. He plans to give details of his process.

“It’s Not Easy Being Green” is a St. Patrick’s Day program at 6 p.m. March 17 at Lowe-Volk Park.

Kids through grade 5 can celebrate with Joy Etter-Link by having fun learning about animals that are green and participating in nature crafts.

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