Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road. For more information on the following programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email SECVolunteer@ aol.com.
* Adult Farm Camp -- Fence & Forage, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. Local experts will discuss how to care for goats, chickens and fields during a program for those interested in starting a homestead or who already have one. A farm-fresh meal will be served. A maximum of 15 people may attend this program, which costs $25. Registration is required.
* Book Talks, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 25. Librarian Liz Barker leads discussions of literary works on such topics as agriculture, nature writers, homesteading and more each fourth Friday. (Third Friday in November and December.) Cost is $10 a year.