Survey planned for worm species

Sarah Betts, Hancock Park District natural resource coordinator, will lead surveys of earthworm species and population this month. The program is designed for family participation.
The programs will be held at:
• 1 p.m. Sunday, beginning at the activity center off the main parking lot in Aeraland Recreation Area, 1141 Washington Township 243, Arcadia.
• 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, beginning at the outdoor fireplace at the Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve, 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off Hancock County 144.
No registration is necessary. Participants should dress for the weather and ground conditions. The survey will be done rain or shine.
Call the park district office for more information, 419-425-7275, or email Betts at


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