9th grade & up. Designed for students in high school, the Junior Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist program will expose students to relevant natural resource skills and knowledge. They will accomplish this with training, monthly meetings, and volunteer opportunities through Ohio State University Extension and Mill Creek MetroParks. The initial training will take place over five two-hour evening sessions, with one Saturday session. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: Soils and Land Use, Aquatic Ecology, Forestry, Invasive Species, and Wildlife. Students will learn how to identify native and invasive species, take ecological measurements, and make a positive impact on the environment. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details or to register, 330.740.7116.
Junior Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training
June 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
One event on June 19, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on June 21, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on June 29, 2019 at 10:00 am
Program Registration Policy
Registrations for programs are processed on a first come/first serve basis in the order that payment is received. Payment is due upon registration. Registration is required 48 hours in advance for all programs (except when noted). Some programs will accept registration after the 48 hour deadline with an additional fee. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash, and checks are accepted. Programs are held rain, snow, or shine. Please be advised that if you elect to come to a program, that is not advertised as drop-in, without pre-registering and paying, you may be turned away if the instructor cannot accommodate you. If you do attend a program as a drop-in, you must pay with exact cash or a check made out to Mill Creek MetroParks.
Cancellations less than 48 hours are non-refundable. Cancellations less than one week, but before 48 hour deadline will have a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations made one week prior will receive a full refund. No program credits or transfers will be given. Many programs will allow you to send an alternate participant if you are unable to attend. Please contact the facility prior to the program, otherwise the alternate will not be accepted. A full refund will be issued if the program is cancelled by Mill Creek MetroParks.