Parks and Land

February 1, 2009

OSU Extension offers opportunities for people to become “Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists”

This is from Sharon Strouse at OSU Extension: OSU Extension offers opportunities for people to become “Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists” – building their confidence about our […]
February 1, 2009

Explore the Outdoors Update

Alice Hohl from The Leave No Child Inside Central Ohio Collaborative attended the Explore the Outdoors Planning Meeting Jan. 27. There was discussion about the second […]
January 15, 2009

Vacant Lot Playgroup Update #2 (a.k.a. Dirt Piles)

Vacant lot playgroup Meeting Action for Children January 7, 2009 Attending: Betsy Loeb, Alice Hohl, SueAlexander, Kezia Sproat, Colleen Sharkey, Jennifer Kramer, Sharon Tinianow Updates since […]
January 9, 2009

Vacant Lot Playgroup Update

A group that formed at the 2008 Summit has been working very hard to promote the use of vacant lots and “passive parks” as natural playspaces, […]
December 9, 2008

Update from Columbus’ Active Living Institute

Member Barb Seckler, head of the Active Living Institute, testified at Maryellen O’Shaughnessy’s hearing on behalf of Active Living and the importance of more accessible and […]
December 4, 2008

City fo Columbus Parks/Rec – Outdoor Education presents two 2-day winter camps

Session One Dec. 22-23 Learn how animals survive the winter Session Two Dec. 29-30 Hiking, rocking climbing, etc. For children ages 6-12.
December 3, 2008

Public Hearing to discuss proposed bicycle law updates

Public Hearing to discuss proposed bicycle law updates WHO: Councilmember Maryellen O’Shaughnessy City Engineer Randy Bowman WHEN: Thursday, December 4, 2008 5:30 PM WHERE: City Hall, […]
November 12, 2008

Leave No Child Inside Summit ’08 Notes: Funding Nature Centers/Parks

Creative Funding for Nature Centers and Parks Group: Loraine McCosker, Raccoon Creek Partnership Waterloo Aquatic Education Center Marci Ryan, Camp Mary Orton Amy Walter, Teacher Chloe […]
October 30, 2008

Leave No Child Inside Summit ’08 Notes: Play Teams

Play Teams for Everyone Group: Heather Starck – Audubon Susan Jervey – Naturalist, Licking County Parks Essences/Main Ideas “Play Team” How we can all work together […]