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School of Environment and Natural Resources


Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists State Conference 2016

Oct 8, 2016, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Attend the 16th OCVN State Conference for a day dedicated to the joy of discovery! Come prepared to discover:

  • New educational and interpretive techniques using a variety of settings including wetlands and forests;
  • Participate in breakout sessions on new issues including pollinator conservation and education and climate change as well as gain new insights in wildlife, ecology and geology;
  • Explore citizen science and see if it is for you; and
  • Share strategies on high impact volunteer naturalist service.

This workshop will address how to effectively engage both youth and adult audiences through wetland exploration. The session and will be led by Dr. Patricia Saunders, Associate Professor in Biology, Ashland University, and will also provide examples of research through citizen science. OCVNs Herb Broda and Janet Ellsworth will be assisting.