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Published: Thursday, 1/3/2013

Learn about area birds in the winter, landscaping problems this weekend


Not all birds, or people, fly south for the winter. Learning opportunities in the Perrysburg area this weekend focus on the environment and other natural activities.

Discover how to identify which feathered friend is at the feeder Saturday at the Lookout on Nature Area at W.W. Knight Preserve, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg.

A Wood County Park District naturalist will be on hand from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to help participants spot different birds through the LOONA window.

The program is free, though registration is requested by calling the park district at 419-353-1897 or through its Web site at Hot drinks and donuts will be available.

The 577 Foundation is offering a course on solving difficult landscape problems, based on the book Why Grow That When You Can Grow This? by Andrew Keys. The course will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the foundation, 577 East Front St., Perrysburg.

Participants will learn what to plant when lack of sun, wrong soil, or climate changes present challenges, as well as receive a copy of Keys' book.

Fee for the course, which will be led by Vicki Gallagher, is $15. Register online at or call 419- 874-4174.

For sports fans, Perrysburg High School will host Anthony Wayne for a varsity wrestling match at 6 p.m. Thursday at the school, 13385 Roachton Rd. Call the athletic office at 419-874-3181 for information.

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