Assist local researcher Tom Kashmer with monarch butterfly migration studies at 1 p.m. Aug. 25 by netting, tagging and releasing butterflies. Nets and instruction are provided.
Open to people ages 6 and older, meet at the Sandusky County Park District office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont.
A monthly stargazing program is to take place at sunset Aug. 25 at Wolf Creek Park Campground. All ages are welcome to view the night sky with telescopes set up by Sandusky Valley Amateur Astronomers, or bring binoculars, telescopes and questions about astronomy.
Drive to the end of the campground road at the southern entrance to Wolf Creek Park, 2701 SR 53, north of Tiffin.
Start the day with serenity at a historic bridge during a "Quiet Morning" program 8-10 a.m. Aug. 29 at Mull Covered Bridge, 1515 CR 9, Fremont.
Participants are to read from Aldo Leopold's book, "A Sand County Almanac," and have time for reflection .
Blue Moon-light canoeing is to be offered Aug. 30, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Meet at 7:30 p.m. at the park office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont.
"Blue moon" is the phrase used when there are two full moons in one month. It also means more moonlight canoeing. Partners must register together.
Open to those ages 18 and older.
Registration is required for all programs by calling (419) 334-4495.
Join natural resource assistant Bob Sams to help conduct a Bird Diversity and Population Census at Oakwoods Nature Preserve Aug. 25.
Participants should meet at 8 a.m. at the "Doc" Phillips Discovery Center. Bring binoculars to count observable birds to accumulate data that is to be used to help monitor population trends, land management effectiveness, and as a tool for long-term habitat change and planning.
Hiking distances and times may vary, but be prepared for weather, ground conditions, and at least 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours on the trails.
No registration is required. Call (419) 425-7275 for details.
Ohio Bird Banding Association is to have its fall meeting 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 25 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Bucyrus.
In addition to bird banding activities in the morning, guest speakers are to present research and general bird conservation issues and information in the afternoon.
The public is welcome; for more information, call (419) 683-9000.