Program and Wellness Specialist
May 2019
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Wood County Park Programs

PiPs – Preschoolers in the Parks: What Does the Fox Say?
Friday, March 22; 10:00 – 11:00 am
Bradner Preserve11491 Fostoria Road, Bradner
Children 3-6 years of age enjoy an activity and craft while learning about the mysterious, yet musical, fox! Adult companions must remain with children for this program. Please register attending child only.
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Wildflowers and WildsideBeer and Trivia
Friday, March 22; 7:00 – 9:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Test your knowledge with a great pairing of microbrew and a wildflower identification competition in a natural setting. Brewmaster Nick Scott will discuss the different beers offered, including the biology of brewing and beer. Prizes will be awarded to the top three groups in the trivia contest.
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Spring-fling Open Geocaching
Tuesday, March 26; 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve26940 Lime City Road, Perrysburg
Track down spring at this open geocaching! Stop by anytime between 4:00 and 7:00 pm to borrow one of our GPS units or bring your smartphone with the Google Maps app and search for hidden geocaches in the park. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Dress for the weather and be prepared for substantial walking and self-guided exploration. No SWAG for exchange necessary. Driver’s license needed to check out GPS units. Suggested age for GPS use is 8 and up. Parents/Guardians encouraged to use GPS while guiding children who search for geocaches if children are unable to use GPS.
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Passport to Paddling:Pre-Season Safety
Thursday, March 28; 6:30 – 8:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Get ready for paddling this season as we cover the plans, gear, boats, and safety considerations you’ll need to insure you’re prepared for a safe and enjoyable adventure. Also, get connected with our schedule of kayak and canoe trips and classes to take your paddling to the next level!
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Bird Song I.D.
Saturday, March 30; 9:00 – 12:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Learning bird songs can seem daunting, but we’ll look at ways to improve your skills through field experience and the use of technology to learn some common bird songs.
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Friends Plant Sale
Pre-order annual plants to brighten your doorway and garden.
Order forms will be available at the Friends website.
Pick-up day is the same day as the
Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 11; 9:00 am – 2:00 pmPark District Headquarters18729 Mercer Road, Bowling GreenPurchase native plants that are good for pollinator and wildlife habitats, sequestering carbon, and creating raingardens.

Summer Nature Camps
Explore, learn, and get dirty at our half-day nature camps!
Trail Tikes, ages 5 – 6,
Explorers, ages 7 – 8,
Discoverers, ages 9 – 10, connect to the outdoors with active education.
Farm Camp for ages 7 – 8, 9 – 10, and 11 – 12 year-olds.
Adventure, ages 11 – 12, paddling, bouldering, archery, geocaching, and more.
Voyagers, ages 13 – 15, backcountry exploration and historic outdoor survival skills.
Register for summer camp here.

Commemorative Trail
Say it forever and leave a legacy with a Commemorative Trail Brick.
3 lines of text on a 4 x 8″ brick = $1005 lines of text on an 8 x 8″ brick = $125

Find an order form here.

Passport to the Parks
Pick up your 2019 Passport to the Parks
at the Park District Headquarters, or any of our park kiosks.
This self-stamping passport is a fun way to keep track of the great
activities you participate in!
Once you have collected 10 or 20 stamps you can redeem your passport at the park district headquarters for great prizes!

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