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Punt boat rides at Winous Point in 2012 series Punt boat rides at Winous Point in 2012 series

The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District “Women in Conservation Series” is starting soon. The series will be held in various locations in Ottawa County from 5:30 p.m.– 8 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from April through September. The first workshop will be on April 17th at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most popular spots in America for bird watching. Staff from the refuge will lead the group on a bird tour through different habitats ranging from forest to marsh.

The topics and dates for the sessions are:

  • May 15: Canoeing at Green Creek in Sandusky County
  • June 19: Shooting / Archery 
  • July 17: Fishing at Tibbels Marina. This session is $35 and goes from 5– 9 p.m.
  • August 15: Winery Tour at Chateau Tebeau 
  • September 18: Clay Leaf Imprints @ Schedel Gardens 

Each session will provide food, an opportunity to talk with experts in their field and socializing with other women interested in the outdoors. Each session costs $15. Sessions are limited to 15 participants. To register or to receive more information, call 419-898-1595 or go to

This series is held in cooperation with Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge; ODNR Division of Wildlife; Sandusky Park District; Tibbels Marina and Schedel Arboretum & Gardens.

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