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 (volunteers) or SECEarthShare@ aol.com.
* Beekeeping Apprenticeship Informational Meeting, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 18. Apiarist Dave Noble will describe the beekeeping program, including the cost and his "bee-centered philosophy." Free.
* Book Talks, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24. (Fourth Friday of each month.) Liz Barker leads discussions of literary works on agriculture, nature, homesteading and more.