Program Listings

Craft Creations—Yo Yo Flowers

Wednesday, March 27 05:00 PM

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

Learn the lost art of making yo yo’s out of material. These can be used for quilts, hair bows, appliques and so much more. All supplies provided. All ages welcome.

Backpackin’ Babies—Spring Walk

Tuesday, April 02 06:00 PM

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

For infants up to 18 months with adult companion.  Come in a backpack, front pack, stroller or just be carried, as we explore what spring has to offer.  Finger plays, stories and puppets add to the program.

Preschool Pals—Terrific Turtles

Tuesday, April 09 05:00 PM

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

For ages 3 to 5 years with adult companion.  Learn all about turtles, their habitat, what they eat, where they sleep and more as we walk the path looking for clues. 

Toddler Trot—Color Walk

Wednesday, April 10 05:00 PM

Opportunity Park – 780 E. County Road 20, Tiffin OH 44883

For ages 18 to 36 months with adult companion. Learn about the various colors in our world as we walk the pathway.  A story, puppets and short walk are included in this program.

Nature Walk Bird Talk

Saturday, April 13 08:00 AM

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

1 ½ hour walk; also qualifies for the Walking Stick Program. Bring binoculars and cameras as we walk the trails looking and listening for the sights and sounds of nature.  No registration required.

Family Fun Event—Awesome Amphibians

Saturday, April 13 11:00 AM

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

Fun for the whole family, come explore the nature preserve with amphibian activities inside and outside.  Learn some fun and interesting facts about amphibians as you walk the trails.  No registration required. 11AM to 2PM.

Young Adventurers—Salamander Search

Monday, April 15 05:00 PM

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

For ages 6 to 12 years. Wear your boots as we explore the wetlands in search of salamanders, discuss their habitat and more.

Spring Wild Flower Walk

Wednesday, April 17 05:00 PM

Howard Collier State Nature Preserve

Spend the afternoon identifying some spring wildflowers.  This walk will last about 1 to 1 ½ hour and qualifies for the Walking Stick Program.

Full Moon Hike–Frog Moon

Friday, April 19 08:30 PM

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

Spend the evening walking the trail under the light of “Frog Moon.”  Dress for the weather conditions.

Discovery Series—Under One Log

Tuesday, April 23 05:00 PM

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

For ages 12 to 17 years. Join a naturalist as we discover new and exciting things in the nature preserve each month. We will search for signs of early spring life under one log!

Craft Creations—Flower Pressing

Monday, April 29 05:00 PM

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

Learn the art of flower pressing as we gather and identify some woodland flowers. Project options will be offered. All supplies provided.  

Annual SCPD Photo Contest

Sunday, July 07 12:00 PM

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

For more details visit website for details or email Lrose@senecacountyparks.com. Spring is a great time to get photos in the nature preserves. Deadline for entries is Friday, June 28

GENERAL PROGRAM INFO:

Tuesday, December 31 12:00 AM

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REGISTRATION:

All programs are free (unless otherwise noted) and open to the public. 
Registration is appreciated by calling 419-447-8091 or email Lrose@senecacountyparks.com

 

WALKING STICK PROGRAM:
What better way to start the 2019  New Year!

Two 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.  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!

 

WALK & WREAD:
Once a month walk the Storybook Trail at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve for a new story. Walk and read at your leisure. Read six books and earn a prize. Co-sponsored with Bliss Public Library, Bloomville.

 

ANNUAL SCPD PHOTO CONTEST:

Sunday, July 7 from 12PM-4PM at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve

For more details visit website for details or email Lrose@senecacountyparks.com  
Spring is a great time to get photos in the nature preserves.

Deadline for entries is Friday, June 28