Ohio President’s Day
Monday, February 18, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Beaver Creek Preserve, Barker Retreat
Ohio has given birth to more presidents than any other state. Learn about them and the connection of one of them to Wood County’s history. Warm drinks will be served.
Invasive Plants are Taking Over!
Tuesday February 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore a number of invasive plant species. Learn how the Stewardship Department combats invasive species in every park and how to seek out and destroy these alien invaders.
Greenhouse Help – Volunteer Opportunity
February 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Come help us grow plants at the Native Nursery and Greenhouse. Volunteers may be asked to perform a variety of functions such as transplanting seedlings, filling pots, or watering plants. No experience necessary.
“Wall-eyes” Are Upon Us
Friday, February 22, 6:15-7:30 p.m.
Otsego Park; Marlow Overlook
Check out the river conditions (from the bank), watch the sunset (hopefully), then come inside for refreshments and a presentation on the most popular fish of the season.
Barberry Hunt – Volunteer Opportunity
February 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Bradner Preserve – Timmons Road Access
Help us improve wildlife habitat by helping to remove this invasive plant that looks great in your landscape but takes over the forest habitat. Dress to work outdoors and bring gloves if you have them. No experience necessary.
The Hunt for the Skunk
Sunday, February 24, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Bradner Preserve - Meet at Timmons Road Access
Enjoy a wintery hike through the woods as we go in search of skunk cabbage, one of our earliest blooming spring flowers.
Saturday, March 2, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Reuthinger Preserve Greenhouse
Children can get a head start on the growing season by planting seeds in the greenhouse. Each child will pot a vegetable and flower seed to take home to a sunny window. We may even help plant wildflower seeds for the parks.
The Frozen Frogs
SET: Rudolph Savanna Area
Meet at Rudolph Rd. Access
Sunday, March 3, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Listen for frogs as they emerge from hibernation. Learn how these fascinating creatures survive the winter and what they are up to now that spring is just around the corner.
Please register for programs at:www.wcparks.org or call 419-353-1897.