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National Scavenger Hunt Day

Blue Rock Nature Preserve 412 Edgar Ave., Findlay, OH

Join Program Specialist Chris Allen at Blue Rock Nature Preserve on National Scavenger Hunt Day. There are lots of fun things to find as you hike along with your scavenger hunt. We will be looking for a toad or frog in the vernal pool, a wild flower, salamanders under a log, and birds in the […]

Free

Nature Exploration Club

Riverbend Recreation Area 9250 TR 208, Findlay, OH

Have you ever wanted to join a club with other kids that are wild about nature? If so, then now is your chance.  Sign up for HPD's Nature Exploration Club for the month of May.  We will meet on three consecutive Wednesday afternoons to learn about and explore nature. Each month we will meet at […]

$15

Globe at Night: Boötes

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH

Globe at Night is an international citizen-science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution. This will be done by measuring the sky brightness of this month’s constellation, Boötes. Participants will learn the size and location of Perseus and also some mythology about it. We’ll then turn to the night sky to […]

Free

Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH

The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in Hancock County parks.  All adult artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors are welcome.  If you are new to plein air painting or would like to try it but are hesitant to […]

Free

All About Reptiles of Ohio

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Reptiles are one of the major vertebrate classifications, encompassing such cool creatures as snakes, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, and lizards. Program Specialist Christine Patterson will talk about the ones that live right here in Ohio. Meet at the Discovery Center.  This free event requires participants to be ages 16 and up.  Click here to register by […]

Free

Birding by Kayak

Riverside Park 219 McManness Ave., Findlay, OH

If you love birding and kayaking, then you can search for birds along the Blanchard River from the comfort of a kayak. A kayak, paddle, life jacket, and binoculars will be provided. Meet at Zonta Landing.  This event is open to those 18 and older.  Click here to register with $20 per person by 4 […]

$20

Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

Blanchard River Nature Preserve 22006 C.R. 17, Forest, Ohio

The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in Hancock County parks.  All adult artists who use any […]

Waterbirds Camp

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Oakwoods Nature Preserve is home to many water habitats including two lakes, a wetland, and Aurand Run. While all animals need water to survive, some birds use the water in […]

$45

Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

Aeraland Recreation Area 1141 Township Road 243, Fostoria, OH

The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in Hancock County parks.  All adult artists who use any […]

Free

A Pioneer Kids Living History Camp

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH

The McKinnis House has stood on this property for 175 years and it is time to share its history. We will walk the trails as the McKinnis family might have […]

$45