Friends of Warren County Park District

The Warren County Parks belong to you.

Free admission every day.

Explore your parks with a visit through our picture gallery.

Become a Member

Your $15 dollar membership will enable us to meet our goals and continue our mission to support the Warren County Park District. Friends of WC Park District is a tax exempt 501c3 non-profit organization.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

Saturday, February 16th and Sunday, February 17th

February Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).

  In the cozy confines of Hisey Park’s historic farmhouse,   take part in a worldwide bird count sponsored by Cornell  University and the National Audubon   Society. You will learn how to officially count different birds you see and will get help with identifying new birds you may never have seen. If weather permits, groups may venture out into the many habitats of Hisey Park to spot birds and other wildlife. If weather is nasty, you may stay in the farmhouse, snuggle up to a window, sip coffee, tea, hot chocolate or cider, munch on snacks and count birds at several birdfeeders around the house. On Sunday starting just before dusk & weather permitting, we will do a special Owl Hike using owl call tapes and our own call imitations. We hope to hear great horned, screech, and barred owls. Also, we may hear sounds like howls of coyotes and the ‘peent’ calls of the American woodcock.   

Dates &Time: Saturday, February 16, 9:30-4:00 PM & Sunday, Feb. 17, 2:00-7:00 PM/Owl Hike

Meeting Location: Indoors - Hisey Farmhouse,Hisey Park, 5443 Middletown Rd, Waynesville, OH.

If you have trouble finding the park, contact me using my contacts below.

Leader: Bill Lindauer, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN), retired elementary school teacher at Lebanon City Schools, Member of Friends of Warren County Parks District.

Registration: Not necessary. Please sign in upon arrival at the farmhouse & enjoy the birds!

Weather Option:Farmhouse will be open both days.  Weather permitting – Outdoor hikes both  days and owl calling Sunday evening at dusk. Questions:

Contact Bill at: 937-760-0620, 

E-mail: lindauergolf@yahoo.com.

New Solar Project at Armco

INTRODUCING

Shannon Russell

From April through October, Shannon serves as the WCPD's Staff Naturalist, facilitating community-wide programs like Tech-Free Tuesdays, #WCPD100HoursOutside Challenge, the Otterbein Natures Series, and programs for local scout troops and homeschoolers.   

Bill Lindauer

 Please see our calendar of upcoming events for naturalist programs that are FREE and open to the public, compliments of Bill Lindauer. Bill is a retired science teacher and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) who is a passionate educator and dedicates countless hours to the betterment of Warren County Parks. 

Dave Woehr

Dave Woehr is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) who enjoys photography and writing articles about nature. To check out some of Dave's amazing photos, visit his

photo gallery at the top of the page. 

Upcoming Public Events

For more info on these and other upcoming events, visit: http://tinyurl.com/WCPD-events

Check out Shannon Russell, WCPD Naturalist, on Lebanon's "City Show"

KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS

Did you know you can support the Warren County Park District just by shopping at Kroger?  It's easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards.  To get started, sign up with your Plus Card and select Friends of Warren County Park District.  Once you have enrolled, you will earn rewards for your designated non-profit organization.


Help purchase trees for the Park by enrolling in Kroger Community Rewards.


www:Kroger/CommunityRewards.com




ABOUT FWCPD

What is FWCPD?

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.

www.co.warren.oh.us/parks

We are...

We are naturalists, event planners, photographers, gardeners and even astronomers.  OBTW You can visit the Warren County Astronomical Society at www.wcas-oh.org

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INTERESTED?

Meetings are the second Wed. of each month at 1:00 at WC Armco Park.  Hope to see you there.  For more info:    

513-695-1109

Resources

ODNR

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio's source for state parks, forests, wildlife areas, natural areas, hunting and camping.

www.ohiodnr.gov

Audubon Society of Ohio

Promoting the conservation and appreciation of nature for environmental sustainability with a focus on birds.

www.cincinnatiaudubon.org


OCVN

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists.

To receive more information on the 2018 program contact 

Erin Shaw at 513-897-2437

 or for scholarship assistance contact Park Office  513-695-1109

Little Miami Conservancy

Dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Little Miami Wild and Scenic River.

littlemiami.com


Little Miami Scenic Trail

The 3rd longest paved trail in the U.S..

73 mile paved path runs between Springfield and Newtown

www.littlemiamistatepark.org

Master Gardeners

The Master Gardener program provides training in horticulture to interested Ohio residents, who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs.

To receive a scholarship application contact Park Office 513-695-1109

www.mastergardener.osu.edu

WATCH US GROW

This is the home of our new Friends of Warren County Park District website.  Be sure to check in often to see what's happening in your parks.  The parks are the playground for all ages.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Gardening
  • Website Management
  • Fall Festival
  • Fun Runs
  • Concert Series

For more information drop us a line below.



Contact Us

Drop us a line! Or sign up to receive our monthly emailed newsletter full of upcoming events.

Better yet, see us in person!

The Warren County Parks belong to YOU.  

Come take advantage of all they offer.

FREE ADMISSION EVERY DAY

Warren County Park District

1267 N. State Rt. 741, Lebanon, OH 45036, US

(513)695-1109

Hours

Open Every Day

Dawn till Dusk