Volunteer Activities

Volunteers Make It Happen!

Join the individuals who make a difference in the Ohio River watershed. Show your commitment by becoming an ORF volunteer. Here are some of the ways you can help:

Stewardship Saturday!
The first Saturday of each month from April to October we will be hosting stewardship opportunities for volunteers to participate in hands-on restoration projects in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. To participate you must be 18 years or older, or be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

April 2017

When: April 1st, 2017  8:30 am – 1:30 pm             
Summary: April 1st Stewardship Saturday! This Saturday we will be at Camp Michaels Boy Scout camp in Union, KY from 8:30 am-1:30 pm. Volunteers are needed to help with restoration plantings following the successful removal of the Gunpowder Creek Dam. Restoration activities include planting trees and removing invasive species such as honeysuckle from the riparian area of Gunpowder Creek. Tools will be available but volunteers are encouraged to bring their own shovel and/or loppers if they have them. Come for a couple of hours or the whole day, whatever your able to do!
Activity: Planting trees, removing invasive species
Where: Camp Michaels
3486 Hathaway Road
Union, KY 41091
What to Bring: Water, gloves and shovel/loppers if you have them. Lunch will be provided by the Boy Scouts; they will do a head count in the morning so if you’re just showing up for the afternoon don’t forget to bring snacks or a lunch!
Contact info: For additional info, questions and RSVP please contact Jenny Kane, Membership & Volunteer Associate at jkane@ohioriverfdn.org or (513)344-7676.

Outreach and Education

Fairs and festivals: Represent ORF at boat shows, festivals, fairs, and other outreach events.

To find out more about these opportunities, contact us