|Count birds, save squirrels with Wood County parks|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 04 January 2014 09:39|
Upcoming programs with the Wood County Park District include ones on counting birds and learning about squirrels.
Programs are free unless otherwise stated.
Winter Bird Count For Kids is Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve in Perrysburg. Search out and count as many birds as possible and then feast on pizza while making a countdown list.
Save the Squirrels is Jan. 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Otsego Park. Learn about the different species of squirrels in Northwest Ohio. After the presentation stay and make a squirrel feeder to take home to feed the squirrels.
Historical Tales is Jan. 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at W.W. Knight Preserve. Clint Mauk, local historian, retired businessman and Rotarian, brings the past to life with favorite local history stories. His book, "Historical Tales of Toledo" will be for sale. All profits from the book go to charity through the Toledo Rotary Foundation. Free refreshments provided.
Volunteer opportunities include a Seed Cleaning Marathon on Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Reuthinger Preserve, Northwood. Stop in and help clean the native seed collected this year. Come when you want, and work as long as you want. Snacks provided throughout the day.
Bluebird Monitor is Jan. 14 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at park district headquarters on Mercer Road. Learn about the Eastern Bluebird and consider signing up to sign up to monitor an available Bluebird Trails in the Wood County parks.
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