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A three-session bird study merit badge for Boy Scouts will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 8, June 15 and June 29 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.
The program, presented by an approved merit badge counselor, will include the parts of the bird, binocular use, how to use a field guide, identification of bird calls and in-field bird observation.
Participants are required to be a registered Boy Scout.
The program is free, but registration is required by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. A medical form is required and available online at hancockparks.com or at the park district office, 1424 E. Main Cross St.
The program will be held with a minimum of two and a maximum of 15 individuals.
The Findlay Garden Club is accepting nominations for the 2017 garden tour, planned for July 15-16. If you know of a beautiful garden, whether it’s your own, a friend or neighbor’s, small or large, leave a message at 419-306-6539, and a garden club member will be in contact.