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Explore Nature! Opportunities

Explore Nature! is the nature education division of Cincinnati Parks. Offering programming at 5 nature center throughout the city, as well as in parks and at special events. Naturalists often need assistance with public programs and special events throughout the year.  

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Maple In Mt. Airy 1 3/2/2019 3/2/2019

Orientation and Training Workshops for Volunteers

Orientations for new volunteers and special trainings and workshops facilitated by Parks Staff offered to volunteers currently serving in Parks. 

  • Training/workshops may include tool use and safety training, growing practices, design concepts
  • Informative presentations regarding Cincinnati Park Board history and current land use, among other topics

Monthly orientations held for volunteers seeking more information about the opportunities to support Cincinnati Parks. 

  • The orientation will include a brief presentation about Parks, how we serve, who we serve, and the expectations of being a representative for Cincinnati Parks. 
  • Parks Staff will sometimes present information on their role and how volunteers have helped them. 
  • Details about specific opportunities offered in Parks 

For more information, please contact christyl.johnson-roberts@cincinnati-oh.gov, 513.479.8916

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New Volunteer Orientation 9 3/19/2019 11/19/2019

Urban Parks & Green Spaces

Activities such as invasive plant removal, park beautification, and conservation are among many of the different projects we will have listed here. If you have a favorite park in which is not listed below, please reach out to us! We would love to coordinate involvement in your neighborhood.

CENTRALLY LOCATED: Eden Park, Washington Park, Piatt, Inwood, Bellevue, Lytle, Fairview, Hauck Botanic Garden

ON THE RIVERFRONT:  Smale, Sawyer Point & Bicentennial Commons, Yaetmans Cove, Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park

ON THE EAST SIDE: Ault, French, Fleischmann Garden, Alms, Stanbery, Drake, Kennedy Heights, Owl's Nest, Hyde Park Square, Geier Esplanade.

ON THE WEST SIDE: Mt. Airy, Mt. Echo, Rapid Run, Mt. Storm, Burnet Woods, Hofner Park, Inwood Park 

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LL Bean Community Service Event @ Ault Park 1 3/9/2019 3/9/2019
Riverfront Clean Up and Horticulture Assistance ONGOING 0

Mission Statement

"To conserve, manage, sustain and enhance parks' natural and cultural resources and public green spaces for the enjoyment, enlightenment and enrichment of the Cincinnati community."