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Park programs, March 24

Seneca County

• Seneca County Park District is planning a Craft Creations program to make yo-yo flowers at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve. Participants can learn the lost art of making yo-yo’s out of material. They can be used for quilts, hair bows, appliques and other projects. Supplies are provided. Registration is required.

• The Backpackin’ Babies topic for 6 p.m. April 2 is a spring walk at Forrest Nature Preserve, CR 6 parking lot. Parents, grandparents or care-givers of infants from birth to 18 months are invited to explore spring with fingerplays, stories and puppets. Registration is required.

For more information or to register for programs, call (419) 447-8091 or email lrose@senecacountyparks.com. Visit the website at senecacountyparks.com.

Sandusky County

• Sandusky County Park District invites people to a Let’s Get Lost program 4:30-6 p.m. April 2 at Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area. The park has some windy, curvy trails past interesting features. Get lost exploring for signs of spring and searching for limestone shelves. Registration is required.

For more information or to register, visit lovemyparks.com or call (419) 334-4495.

Crawford County

• Crawford Park District is hosting a volunteer work day 10 a.m.-noon Thursday. Meet at Lowe-Volk Park to work projects such as old farm dumps and invasive plant removal at the park district’s newly acquired land. Take along work gloves and a willing spirit. All other equipment is provided. Meet at the nature center.

• An Ohio Bird Banders Association meeting is to take place 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Lowe-Volk Park. The meeting includes bird banding, history and other information.

• Join an Eagle Watch at 2 p.m. March 31 at Lowe-Volk Park. Once driven to the brink of extinction, bald eagles are the epitome of wildlife recovery. Join Josh for an informative program that will examine the history of bald eagles and their current status in Ohio. After the presentation, participants can caravan to some active nests in Crawford County.

For more information, contact (419) 683-9000 or visit www.crawfordparkdistrict.org.

Wood County

• Wood County Park District is hosting a Passport to Paddling pre-season safety program 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg. Get ready for paddling this season by covering plans, gear, boats and safety considerations. Also, get connected with the park district’s schedule of kayak and canoe trips and classes. Registration is required.

• A Bird Song ID program is to take place 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve. Learning bird songs can seem daunting, but participants can look ways to improve their skills through field experience and the use of technology to learn common bird songs.

To register for programs, visit www.wcparks.org or call (419) 353-1897.

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