Crawford Park District 2401 SR 598 Crestline, Oh 44827 419-683-9000
Schanzenbach Prairie Sunday, August 20 2pm 4924 Henry Cooper Rd. For several years, Mark Schanzenbach has been converting rolling farm ground into a conservation oasis. While his tallgrass prairie has improved the diversity of the landscape, Mark’s addition of wetlands has greatly enhanced his conservation efforts. Join Mark on a tour through his prairie that will focus on the importance of his wetlands and their function in land conservation.
Solar Eclipse Monday, August 21 1pm Lowe-Volk Park Don’t miss this opportunity to see the solar eclipse through the Lowe-Volk Astronomy Club’s Solar Telescope. If you received your solar glasses at one of the informational programs, bring them with you, along with a lawn chair, to relax and observe this astronomical event. Stop by for a few moments to gaze, or stay for the duration of the eclipse.
Canoeing Saturday, August 26 10am Neff Reservoir Join Lisa and Josh for a morning paddle around the Neff Reservoir. Learn some canoeing basics and take to the water! Pre-registration is required before August 25.
Viewing the Night Sky Saturday, August 26 9pm Lowe-Volk Park Join members of the Lowe-Volk Astronomy Club as they share their knowledge and telescope skills with all who are interested in the celestial sights. Sky targets for the summer include our largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn. Bring your own telescope or allow the volunteers to assist you with those provided. It is a spectacular universe!
Hunting Lottery Sunday, August 27 1pm Lowe-Volk Park Call 419-683-9000 for more details.
Nature’s Wacky and Weird Tuesday, August 29 6pm Lowe-Volk Park Nature has unique ways of adapting to survive. Come to the Nature Center to learn about some of nature’s fascinating ways of survival. There will be talk of regurgitation, defecation, and other body phenomenon! Suitable for school age and up.
Wild Wednesday Wednesday, August 30 10am & 2pm Come to the Nature Center and enjoy an hour of nature exploration! Program topics will vary and may include a story, short hike, craft, or a visit from an animal. For pre-schoolers and their parents. Come dressed for the weather.
Asters Wednesday, Aug. 30 7pm Unger Park Beautiful and often difficult to identify, this program will look at the many different Asters that are found in our woodlands and fields. Meet Warren Uxley at the Unger parking lot.
Singing Insect Tour Thursday, August 31 7pm Meet at the Mural in Downtown Bucyrus Just because you walk/live in town, doesn’t mean that nature is absent! Our late summer songsters, the singing insects, are heating up. Join Josh for this casual stroll through Bucyrus to listen and learn about the ticks, trills, and shuffles that emanate from your lawn, shrubs, and tree tops.