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Membership Drive, January Events, Become an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist 

Our Membership Drive is in full swing! Did your membership form get lost in the holiday shuffle? No problem! New this year, you can complete the membership/pledge form and contribute online. All contributions are tax deductible. 
Wed, 1/8, 1-3pm, Friends of WCPD Monthly Meeting
Everyone is welcome. No RSVP required! Join us for our monthly meeting to review what's been going on in the parks, and what is coming up. Help us plan for 2020! Meet at Park District Office (in WC Armco Park), 1223 OH-741, Lebanon, OH 45036.
 
Mon, 1/20, 1-2pm, Otterbein Nature Series - Mason Bees with Naturalist Shannon
Free and open to the public, no RSVP required. Learn about native, solitary bees that are more efficient pollinators than honeybees and rarely sting. Best of all,they are easy to attract to your own home with a few easy strategies. See samples of bee cocoons and successful bee houses, and get a free copy of the Ohio Division of Wildlife’s “Common Bees and Wasps of Ohio” field guide with Naturalist Shannon at this month’s event. Otterbein Lebanon SeniorLife Community, 585 OH-741, Lebanon, OH 45036 (Phillippi Room). 
Sat, 1/25, 1-3pm, Winter Hike with OCVN Bill Lindauer
Free and open to the public. RSVP info below. See a variety of birds, and look for signs of flying squirrels, owl pellets, animal tracks, and native plants. Gulley Park and Trails, 2168 Middleboro Rd., Clarksville, OH 45113 (first parking lot). Please let Bill know how many will be attending: 937-760-0620 or lindauergolf@yahoo.com. In the event of inclement weather, Bill will e-mail all who have registered to reschedule.  
Did you know that you can view all upcoming Park District events on our website? https://fwcpdoh.com/ 
Become an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN)!

January and March 2020: Caesar Creek Nature Center, Waynesville, OH, contact Erin Shaw at 937-728-2426 or 513-897-2437, erin_shaw@dnr.state.oh.us

March - May 2020: Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford, OH: contact Connie O'Connor at 513-965-4891, coconnor@cincynature.org or register online.

The Friends of Warren Co Park District offers a $100 tuition reimbursement scholarship for new OCVNs who would like to volunteer with our Park District. Please contact Naturalist Shannon for more information. 
Our programs' success is because of our wonderful supporters, including Friends of the WCPD, Park Staff and Commissioners, local nature professionals, and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists

There are many ways you can become involved!
  • Assist with Nature Programs
  • Help with Hisey Fall Festival
  • Help with Fundraising and Grant Writing
  • Help Host the Great Backyard Bird Count at Hisey Park
  • Help Facilitate the Concert Series at Landen-Deerfield Park
  • Provide Technical Support & Website Management
  • Help with the Youth Fishing Derby
  • Promote our Events on Social Media
  • Serve on the FWCPD Board
  • Solicit Event Sponsorship

For more information, drop us a line at MotherNaturesClassroom@gmail.com.

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Friends of Warren County Park District is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working as a volunteer effort to support and promote the parks in the Warren County Park District. Our mailing address is 1267 N. State Rt. 741, Lebanon, OH 45036.

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