A Park District naturalist leading a class on a bird walk.

Naturalist Programs

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Natural Wreath Workshop
Pattison Park Lodge
Wednesday, December 17
7:00 pm

We'll use items found in our parks and forests to create a seasonal wreath. Space is limited and reservations are required. E-mail us at parkdistrict@clermontcountyohio.gov or call 513.876.9013 to sign up. Deadline to register is Monday, December 15th.

Winter Night Hike
Sycamore Park
Friday, December 19
6:00 pm
Join us for a naturalist led night hike as we celebrate the upcoming winter solstice, marking the official beginning of winter. We will hike the trails and look for signs of our nocturnal wildlife. Meet at the information kiosk.

Winter Bird Count
Chilo Lock 34 Park
Sycamore Park
Shor Park
Crooked Run Nature Preserve
Kelley Nature Preserve
Saturday, January 3
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join our park district naturalists and volunteers for our annual winter bird count. This annual survey helps us track population trends of the birds that visit our parks each winter. No experience is necessary. Call 513.876.9013 or email us at parkdistrict@clermontcountyohio.gov to sign up. Following the count, volunteers are invited to enjoy lunch at the Chilo Lock 34 Visitor Center and Museum.

Basic Winter Survival
Pattison Park
Saturday, January 17
1:00 pm
How well could you survive in the elements in an emergency situation? Join us as we discover how to build a fire and emergency shelters. Pre-registration is required. Please call 513.876.9013 or e-mail us at parkdistrict@clermontcountyohio.gov to sign up.

Winter Tree I.D. for Homeschoolers
Pattison Park Lodge
Wednesday, January 28
11:00 am
Don't let the lack of leaves fool you, there are other ways to identify trees than just their leaves. We'll use our tree keys and show your student how to identify winter trees using bark, buds, and branches. Pre-regristration is required. Please call 513.876.9013 to sign up. Deadline to register is Friday, January 23. This program is best suited for ages 9 and up.

A small Waterfall in the Wilson Nature Preserve
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