When:
September 2, 2020 all-day
2020-09-02T00:00:00-04:00
2020-09-03T00:00:00-04:00

Full Moon Hike – Corn/Harvest Moon

Wednesday, September 02 09:00 PM

Bowen Nature Preserve – 11891 E. County Road 24, Republic OH 44867

Join Linda Rose as we walk under the light of Corn/Harvest Moon. This walk qualifies for the Walking Stick program. All ages. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Backpackin’ Babies—Fall Walk

Thursday, September 03 04:00 PM

Tiffin University Nature Preserve – 2375 W. County Road 26, Tiffin OH 44883

For infants up to 18 months with adult companion. Come in a backpack, front pack, stroller or just be carried as we walk the trail enjoying the fall events taking place in the preserve. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Nature Walk Bird Talk

Saturday, September 05 08:00 AM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve – 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

Spend the morning looking and listening to the sights and sounds in the preserve. Binoculars helpful. This walk qualifies for the Walking Stick Program. All ages. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Family Fun Event—Tree Anatomy and ID

Saturday, September 05 11:00 AM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve – 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

Spend some time on the trail as you learn about tree anatomy, the various ways to tell the differences between tree species, and some fun facts. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program. 11AM to 2PM.

 

Toddler Trot—The Ugly Caterpillar

Tuesday, September 08 05:00 PM

Fruth Outdoor Center – 10130 W. State Route 18, Fostoria OH 44830

For ages 18 to 36 months with adult companion. Head out on the trail with Linda Rose, to look for the ugly caterpillar and discover what happens to it with time. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Birds of Prey

Thursday, September 10 07:00 PM

Zimmerman Nature Preserve – 680 E. State Route 18, Tiffin OH 44883

Join Angie Ford  as she discusses the native birds of prey found in Seneca County.  Learn the differences between hawks and owls. Live specimens will be on hand. Family event. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Young Adventurers—Lotsa Leaves

Sunday, September 13 02:00 PM

Mercy Community Nature Preserve – 45 St. Lawrence Drive, Tiffin OH 44883

For ages 6-12 years. Bring your creative energy as we create leaf critters while learning about the various leaves on the trails. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Preschool Pals—Scampering Squirrels

Monday, September 14 05:00 PM

Forrest Nature Preserve – 701 E. County Road 6, Tiffin OH 44883 (CR 6 lot)

For ages 3 to 5 years with adult companion. Learn about Ohio’s four types of squirrels as we walk the trails looking for signs that they live in the woods. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Discovery Series—Fishing Fun

Wednesday, September 16 06:00 PM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve – 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

For ages 12 to 17 years and older.   Learn how to bait your own hook, take a fish off the hook, types of fish found in the pond and more.  All supplies provided or bring your own. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Afternoon Canoe Paddle

Saturday, September 19 02:00 PM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve – 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

All ages. Join Linda Rose as we canoe around the pond getting a different view of the wildlife of the area.  Canoes are limited. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Autumn Equinox Hike

Tuesday, September 22 07:00 PM

Steyer Nature Preserve – 5901 N. County Road 33, Tiffin OH 44883

All ages. Join Linda Rose as we hit the trails to discuss the passing of summer, the beginning of fall and more about the equinox. This walk qualifies for the Walking Stick Program. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Craft Creations—Pressed Wild Flower Pictures

Wednesday, September 23 06:00 PM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve – 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

For ages 12 and older. The only thing you need to bring is your sense of creativity as we create pictures from pressed wild flowers. All supplies provided. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Snakes of Ohio

Saturday, September 26 07:00 PM

Mercy Community Nature Preserve – 45 St. Lawrence Drive, Tiffin OH 44883

Family event. Join Angie Ford as she discusses the snakes of Ohio and the many benefits they provide. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

Wander and Wonder

Tuesday, September 29 02:00 PM

Forrest Nature Preserve – 701 E. County Road 6, Tiffin OH 44883 (TR 151 lot)

Spend some time in the preserve using all your senses as you re-connect with nature and discover new things. You may want to bring a blanket to sit upon.   Adult program. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

 

GENERAL PROGRAM INFO:

Thursday, December 31 12:00 AM

various

REGISTRATION:

All programs are free (unless otherwise noted) and open to the public. Social distancing and current protocols by ODH and CDC will be maintained.

REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS.

Register by email to: [email protected]
Registrations must be received at least 24 hours in advance.

 

WALKING STICK PROGRAM:

Three hikes are offered each month.  One hike is at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve and is a nature walk bird talk.  The second hike is always at a different nature preserve with a different theme. And the third hike is a Full Moon Hike.  Attend 4 hikes and earn your walking stick.  Attend another four hikes and earn a medallion and so on.   Just sign in with the naturalist.  No time limits for earning your walking stick.  Benefits include: getting a little exercise, seeing some awesome wildlife, meeting some new people on the trail and last, but not least, it is fun!