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Oakwoods Nature Preserve

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1400 Oakwoods Lane
Findlay, OH 45840
419-425-7275

Upcoming Events

July 2017
$15

Adventure Day Camp: Unlikeables in Nature

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Let’s give some love and attention to those animals that have a bad reputation. Overcome your phobias and dislikes to learn more about mice, rats, skunks, bats, spiders and snakes. We’ll see why these are neat and have a special… Find out more »
August 2017

Adventure Day Camp: Mad Scientist

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spend the day as a Mad Scientist doing experiments. Learn about matter. Find out about acids and bases. Solve the mysteries of why substances behave the way they do. Hands-on activities, as well as books and games will allow children… Find out more »
$15

Adventure Day Camp: Fun in the Sun

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spend a day in the out of doors having fun in the sun. We will be digging in the sand for treasures, canoeing and kayaking on the lake and playing different water games to keep cool. Snacks will be provided,… Find out more »
Free

Discovery Center Open House

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Discovery Center will be open for visitation. Visitors can choose to participate in unstructured and/or structured activities. Activities and attractions include bird watching via the Windows on Wildlife, mounted animals and live animals on display, nature videos, field guides… Find out more »
Free

Wee Ones: Wonderful Worms

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
These wriggly animals are a fish’s favorite treat, but they do more than just provide food for someone else. Find out how they help us through a story, craft and activities. Children will even get hands-on and take a look… Find out more »
Free

Mythology of the Sky

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Orion, Hercules, Cassiopeia…How did these constellations get their names? All 88 constellations have interesting stories behind them rooted in Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Babylonian mythology. Take a look at some of these constellations in our planetarium and hear the tales… Find out more »
Free

Discovery Center Open House

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Discovery Center will be open for visitation. Visitors can choose to participate in unstructured and/or structured activities. Activities and attractions include bird watching via the Windows on Wildlife, mounted animals and live animals on display, nature videos, field guides… Find out more »
Free

Wetlands of Late Summer: Open House

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The wetlands of August are teeming with life. Come learn about important wetland species of Ohio, see wetland species up close, and explore some of Ohio’s very own wetland habitat. All ages welcome to this free event; registration not required.… Find out more »
Free

Discovery Stories: Shorebirds

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
August might not be viewed as an active month for bird-watching, however an impressive 47 species of shorebirds are spotted along the shores of Lake Erie each year at this time. Come and hear a story about shorebirds, make a… Find out more »
Free

No Child Left Indoors

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join the Hancock Park District and Pheasants Forever for a morning filled with youth outdoor adventures as they test their skills and talents. No Child Left Indoors is part of a national movement to reach a generation of young people… Find out more »
Free

Habitat Restoration

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us as we work to restore native habitat. Register by the day before each session. Groups and individuals welcome. Meet at the outddor fireplace by the Discovery Center.… Find out more »
Free

Habitat Restoration

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us as we work to restore native habitat. Register by the day before each session. Groups and individuals welcome. Meet at the outdoor fireplace by the Discovery Center.… Find out more »
September 2017

Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in the parks. All adult artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors are welcome. If you are new… Find out more »
October 2017

Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in the parks. All adult artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors are welcome. If you are new… Find out more »

Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in the parks. All adult artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors are welcome. If you are new… Find out more »
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