Outdoors briefs, May 30

Electronics recycling slated

Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Solid Waste District is sponsoring a television and small electronics recycling collection 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

The Seneca County dropoff is at the Seneca County Fairgrounds, 100 Hopewell Ave.

Fees are $2 for televisions 24 inches and smaller; $3 for 25 inches and larger; or $5 for all console units and projection TVs. There is a limit of two per resident.

Additional materials to be accepted at no charge include small electronics such as DVDs, VCRs, stereos, flat panel televisions and cell phone equipment.

For more information, call (888) 850-7224.

Straw bale house tour set Monday

Tours of Little Portion Green, the straw bale house behind the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, 194 St. Francis Ave., are planned 7-9 p.m. Monday, as well as the second Monday

of the month through the warm-weather months.

Visitors also can attend a home-cooked brunch using local foods from Little Portion Green for a freewill donation Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Reservations for brunch and a tour are available by calling (567) 207-5393.

Entries accepted for photo contest

Seneca Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting its annual photo contest for non-professional photographers.

Photographers need not be residents of Seneca County, but photos must be taken within the boundaries of the county.

Categories are country life, rural folks and wildlife with a separate Kid’s Views category for participants ages 17 and younger as of Aug. 15.

Winners will be announced at SWCD’s annual meeting and each winner will receive a prize. Finalist photos are to be published in 2015 desktop calendars.

Photos must be postmarked by Aug. 15 or submitted to 3140 S. SR 100, suite D, by 4:30 that day.

Visit for guidelines.