Program Listings

Young Adventurers—River Exploration

Monday, August 10 02:00 PM

Clinton Nature Preserve - 400 E. Township Road 132, Tiffin OH 44883

For ages 6-12 years. Wear old shoes or boots as we explore the rocks, water, wildlife and river. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Survival of the Sturdiest - August

Wednesday, August 12 12:00 PM

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

Test your survival skills with Anna McNabb to see how you and animals survive in the woods. All ages. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Preschool Pals—Fishing Fun

Friday, August 14 06:00 PM

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

For ages 3 to 5 years with adult companion. Learn about the fish in the pond and then try to catch some. All supplies provided or bring your own. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Canoe with the Birds

Saturday, August 15 09:00 AM

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

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

Tom Sawyer Days

Monday, August 17 07:00 PM

Clinton Nature Preserve - 400 E. Township Road 132, Tiffin OH 44883

Ages 6-12 years. Become Tom Sawyer as we relive a day in his life. Be prepared to get dirty and wet. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Woodpeckers

Tuesday, August 18 06:30 PM

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

Join Angie Ford as she discusses the woodpeckers of Ohio, their habitat, and some fun facts on surviving and thriving. Family event. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Prairie Hike

Wednesday, August 19 10:00 AM

Clinton Nature Preserve - 400 E. Township Road 132, Tiffin OH 44883

Join Linda Rose as we hit the trails to see what prairie flowers have to offer this month. This walk qualifies for the Walking Stick Program. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Discovery Series—Shades of Evening

Wednesday, August 19 08:00 PM

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

For ages 12 to 17 years and older. As the sun sets, discover the many shades of evening, the quieting of the day and the awareness of wildlife as we walk the trails in the preserve. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

American Girl Series

Thursday, August 20 02:00 PM

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

Ages 6-12 years Learn about the American Girl Book Series and create your own craft as an American Girl did. All supplies provided. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

Wander & Wonder

Thursday, August 20 07:00 PM

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

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.

Craft Creations—YoYo Apples and Pumpkins

Monday, August 24 07:00 PM

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

For ages 12 and older. Bring scissors, needle and thread, red or orange cotton material as we learn how to make fabric yo-yos and create our own fall fruits. 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: Lrose@senecacountyparks.com
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!

 

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.

 

SUMMER 2020 PROGRAM GUIDE
Click below to view our complete list of programs for June - Sept 2020!
Programs may be subject to change.