Park Programs, August 19
• Sandusky County Park District invites all ages to get outside and play during a Creek Stomping and Getting into Nature program 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey. Participants can explore Muddy Creek, have fun and get wet. Wear shoes that can get wet and take along a towel and a change of clothes. Registration is required.
• Take part in a moonlight canoe trip 7:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 26 or 27 at Decoy Marsh. Meet at Countryside Park and carpool to Decoy Marsh to enjoy a float down Green Creek by the light of the moon. Registration required, but not available online. Call the main office at (419) 334-4495.
For more information or to register, visit lovemyparks.com or call (419) 334-4495.
• Crawford Park District has an archery program set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Unger Park, 1303 Bucyrus-Nevada Road, Bucyrus. Join Josh and Lisa for an introduction to archery safety and shooting basics. Equipment is provided. Registration is required.
• Join the park district for a late morning paddle around Neff Reservoir, SR 98, Bucyrus, at 10 a.m. Saturday. Participants can learn canoeing basics and take to the water. Registration is required by Friday.
• Viewing the Night Sky is planned for 9 p.m. Saturday at Lowe Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline. Join Lowe-Volk Astronomy Club as they share their knowledge and telescope skills with those interested in celestial sights. Take a telescope along or allow the volunteers assist with those provided. Sky targets for summer include M-104 Sombrero Galaxy, M-3 Globular Cluster, Rosette Nebula and Jupiter. The astronomy club meets each fourth Saturday after sunset.
• Warren Uxley is to offer a guided tour of Daughmer State Nature Preserve at 2 p.m. Aug. 26. Daughmer Savannah is a remnant of one of North America’s most endangered ecosystems — the bur-oak savannah. At this time of year, colorful plants can be seen. Meet Warren at the parking lot on Marion-Melmore Road north of SR 294.
• Hunters can take part in a hunting lottery at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Lowe-Volk Park. Call for details.
For more information,
contact (419) 683-9000 or visit www.crawfordparkdistrict.org.
• Learn about Maumee River lake sturgeon reintroduction during a Wood County Park District program 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Otsego Park, Thompson Stone Hall, 20000 W. River Road, Bowling Green.
A member of the Maumee River Sturgeon Restoration Collaborative is to present information about the reintroduction of the iconic fish species to the Maumee River, and provide information regarding a future ceremony on the river to celebrate the return of the lake sturgeon. Registration is required.
• A full moon walk is planned at 9 p.m. saturday at William Henry Harrison Park, 644 Bierley Ave., Pemberville. Enjoy a gentle stroll under the full sturgeon moon to learn moon lore and look and listen for nocturnal wildlife. Bug spray, repellent technology or clothing recommended. Flashlights must have red lenses. No dogs permitted. Registration is required.
To register for programs, visit www.wcparks.org or call (419) 353-1897.