September 16, 2021 - 5:33am --

The 2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Classes are scheduled to begin this fall. Those interested in the program are asked to complete an application and return it to the OSU Extension Office at Toledo Botanical Garden at 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, Ohio 43615, or email a scanned copy of the application to Amy Stone at

The class will be held on Fridays from 9 am - 3 pm at various Metropark locations throughout Lucas County. 

This volunteer program is a collaboration between OSU Extension and Metroparks Toledo. Participants will volunteer through the Metroparks to complete the volunteer requirement portion of the program before receiving their certification. 

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Stone at or Kim High at