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    Ohio 4-H Special Needs Camp

    Mar 22, 2017

    Ohio 4-H Special Needs Camp is planned for July 7th-9th, 2017 at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp! This event targets youth ages 8-19 who have needs that cannot be accommodated for at traditional 4-H Camps. Ohio 4-H Special Needs Camp is designed with individual youth in mind and is tailored to their needs. It gives youth a chance to try new things in a safe environment while building relationships.

  2. Volunteer at the Wilds

    Mar 16, 2017

    OCVN VOLUNTEERS!

    The Wilds has a number of different types of service needs. Some are for special events.

    More specialized needs: Volunteer naturalists needed to assist in research and restoration at the Wilds! We have needs in a variety of topics, including: herbarium plant collection, prairie seed collection, native plant gardening, and butterfly surveys.  

    CONTACT: Rebecca Swab at rswab@thewilds.org

  3. SPOTD Turtle Conservation Internship

    Feb 10, 2017

    The SPOTD turtle conservation internship program is designed to provide hands-on field experience.

    The Splash Fund of the Greater Cleveland Aquarium works in collaboration with The Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Wild4Ever for field work as part of the Spotted Turtle Headstarting, Augmentation, and Repatriation Program for Northeast Ohio.

  4. Free bird feeders from Cornel Lab

    Jan 26, 2017

    Hello, My name is Lindsay Glasner. I am the Outreach Coordinator at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology BirdSleuth K-12 Education Program. The BirdSleuth team is partnering with Pennington Wild Bird. We’re aiming to distribute window bird feeders to 10,000 teachers across the nation. I’m reaching out to you in the hopes you can help us distribute these free bird feeders to educators.  
  5. OCVN Sam Sapp, Singer/Songwriter

    Nov 16, 2016

    Sam Sapp has been an OCVN with the Cuyahoga Valley Chapter since 2010.  Upon retiring in 2009, he started taking lessons playing the mountain dulcimer.  At that time he was volunteering with Summit Metro Parks leading adults and school groups on nature hikes.

  6. Volunteer Opportunities at the Licking Park District

    May 5, 2016

    It is an exciting time at the Licking Park District!

    We have a lot of programs and projects we are planning for 2016 and beyond. Of course, volunteer participation will be crucial to the success of these projects. Please look over the upcoming programs and contact Anne Balogh at anne.balogh@lickingparkdistrict.com or 740-587-2535 to get involved.

  7. Ohio's Reintroduced Species - Wild Ohio

    Jun 21, 2015

    Wild Ohio Presents -   https://vimeo.com/130865975

    Ohio's Reintroduced Species

    Ohio's wildlife diversity is its badge of honor. In this seven and a half minute video, you will see the success of some recent reintroductions of wildlife to Ohio.  The introduction of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer and the Lazarus Wall Lizard will also be discussed.

  8. Shark Feeding Frenzy at Cape Lookout National Seashore

    Jun 17, 2015

    WATCH: Rare Shark Feeding Frenzy in North Carolina Jun 16, 2015; 10:20 AM ET Check out this footage taken in October of 2014 of a shark feeding frenzy at Cape Lookout National Seashore. The presence of these sharks and large schools of fish is actually a sign of a very healthy ecosystem.
  9. Ohio Rocks! - A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Buckeye State

    Jun 8, 2015

    A new field guide has arrived at the Ohio Geological Survey. Ohio Rocks!—A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Buckeye State, by Albert Dickas (Mountain Press, 2015), offers a glimpse at 50 of the state's geologic wonders.

  10. Ohio Birds and Biodiversity - A Nature Blog by Jim McCormac

    Oct 13, 2012

    Ohio Birds and Biodiversity by Jim McCormac - Ohio Division of Wildlife

    http://jimmccormac.blogspot.com/

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