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Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training

Location: Various Metroparks in Lucas County

Contact name: Amy Stone

Contact phone: 419-392-1308

This is a program that is cooperatively offered by OSU Extension in Lucas County and Metroparks Toledo. Classes are held on Fridays from 9 am – 4 pm beginning September 21, 2018. The program runs through November 2, 2018. Participants need to complete an application prior to first class and then submit the application to Amy Stone at 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, Ohio 43615. The registration fee for the class is $225.00. Class size is limited. If you have questions, please contact Amy Stone at stone.91@osu.edu or at 419-392-1308.