Interested! - Give us a call at 330-533-5538 and we will put your name on the list for the next program!

Mission -

The mission of the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) program is to promote awareness and citizen stewardship of Ohio's natural resources through science-based education and community service.

Training Topics include:

  •  Soil, Geology, and Watersheds
  •  Ecology and Stewardship
  •  Working with the public & communication skills
  •  Botany & Forests
  •  Entomology & Herpetology
  •  Ornithology & Mammals

2022 OCVN Training is just around the corner!  Dates are still being finalized.

We will hold our next class from January through April of 2022. 

The OCVN program is $200 per person. This includes the manual, refreshments, some meals, speakers, and more! Once applications are received, they will be reviewed for acceptance into the program.  Applicants will be notified of their status and payment is due prior to or at the beginning of the first class.

Check back for the application soon.