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Feeding turtles, river-side fire offered by county park district PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Monday, 07 July 2014 09:08
Register for the following Wood County Park District programs at www.wcparks.org or by calling 419-353-1897.
•    Paddle the Pond, Mondays through August, 4 to 7 p.m., W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg - Take a canoe for a spin on the pond. If you have never canoed, this is a great way to give it a try. Canoes, paddles, life preservers and instructions are provided. There is no charge all supplies are provided. Canoes will be used on a first-come, first-served basis. Join a park district ranger the first Monday of the month for more in-depth canoe instruction. No registration necessary.
•    Native Nursery Night, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Reuthinger Preserve, 30730 Oregon Road, Perrysburg - Volunteers at the Native Plant Nursery and Greenhouse may be asked to plant, water, weed and collect seed. Dress to work outdoors and bring gloves if you have them.
•    Feeding Time: Box Turtle, 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. July 14, W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, Friends' Green Room, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg - This is your chance to get up close and personal with program animals. Find out what it eats and learn interesting facts about this reptile.
•    Fire by the River, 5 to 9 p.m. July 18, Otsego Park, 20000 West River Road, Bowling Green - Enjoy an evening around the fire along the mighty Maumee including yard games treats from the Dutch oven. Please bring your own chair and bug spray.
•    Stream Quality Monitoring, 1 to 3 p.m. July 19, Buttonwood/Betty C. Black Recreation Area, 27174 Hull Prairie Road, Perrysburg - Help monitor the water quality of the Maumee River. No experience necessary. Volunteers will go in the river, so dress appropriately and have proper footwear.
•    Ride with a Ranger, 4 to 5 p.m. July 20, Black Swamp Preserve, 1014 S. Maple St., Bowling Green - Enjoy a leisurely bike ride on the Slippery Elm Trail from Bowling Green to Portage and back. Meet at the Maple Street parking lot in the Black Swamp Preserve.

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