Upcoming Programs from the Wood County Park District
Tuesday, February 10; 6:30-8:00 p.m.
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Learn about the different monitoring opportunities being offered by the Wood County Park District in 2015. We’ll give a short report on the 2014 monitoring programs, then we’ll let you know how to get involved in 2015. A special treat will be provided! Leader: Bryan Bockbrader
Tuesday, February 12; 1:00-3:00 p.m.
30730 Oregon Road, Perrysburg
Come help us grow plants at the Native Nursery and Greenhouse. Volunteers may be asked to perform a variety of functions such as transplanting seedlings, filling pots, or watering plants. No experience necessary.
Friends of the Wood County Park District General Membership Meeting
Sunday, February 15; 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Otsego Park: Thompson Stone Hall
20000 West River Road, Bowling Green
Join the Friends of the Wood County Park District for the General Meeting. A light meal will be served followed by a speaker presentation. All are welcome to attend.
Love in the Sky
Tuesday, February 17; 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Beaver Creek Preserve
23028 Long Judson Road, Grand Rapids
Explore the stars through mythological tales of love, jealousy, faithfulness, and betrayal from around the world. Spotting scopes and a telescope will be on hand and ready to use, but feel free to bring your own! Hot drinks will be available in the lodge. Dress for the outdoors. Cost: $5; FWCP $3. Leader: Craig Spicer
Living Green at Home: Green Edition
Thursday, February 19; 6:30-8:00 p.m.
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve: Friends’ Green Room
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Learn tips and tricks to help you reduce your heating costs this winter! In this 2nd Edition of Living Green at Home, you will get a refresher on how to save energy and money by doing simple things around your home. Join the discussion on comparison of alternative energy options, insulation, home improvements, and efficient appliances. You may even win a green living prize at the end of the program! Leaders: Eric Scott and Zeb Albert
Brown Bag Lunch and Seed Cleaning!
Saturday, February 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Park District Headquarters: Community Classroom
18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green
Pack your lunch (refrigerator and microwave available) and come help us clean the last of the native seeds for the season. You can stay part of the time or all 4 hours. These seeds were collected by volunteers to be propagated in the greenhouse or sown out in the parks. No experience needed and all the work will be done indoors in the heat! Leader: Lori Parratt
The Wood County Park District Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 OCVN course..
Visit our website to print out a brochure, tentative syllabus, application, position description and more. Applications are due February 15 and are available to pick up at Park District Headquarters, 18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green, Ohio.
For more information about the OCVN program, please contact: Craig Everett, OCVN Cooperator, OSU Extension at 419-354-9050 or Lori Parratt, Volunteer Services/Communications Specialist, Wood County Park District, at 419-353-1897.