June Audubon Program

Speakers: Zurijanne Carter, Conservation Biologist, Great Parks of Hamilton County and Bret Henninger, Chief of Conservation and Parks, Great Parks of Hamilton County

Our June program will highlight amphibian survey work in our county parks. Zurijanne will be discussing development of the survey program, how the parks have navigated adjustments in the program, and some early results from survey work. Bret will then speak briefly about the strategic plan for the park system.

Zurijanne is originally from the Palmetto state (South Carolina) and relocated to the Cincinnati area in 2015. She studied wildlife biology and management focusing on human dimensions. In her spare time Zuri enjoys reading, hiking, cycling, and photography.

Bret Henninger is Chief of Conservation and Parks at Great Parks of Hamilton County in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is responsible for staff that manage natural and developed assets, totaling 17,600 acres of public land in 21 parks and conservation areas. Bret has a Master’s in Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University and a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources from The Ohio State University.

Audubon programs are held on the third Monday of the month (not including January, July, August or December). We meet at 7:00 p.m. for light refreshments, with the program beginning at 7:30. We meet at the Winton Woods visitor center, located at 10245 Winton Road. To reach the visitor center from I-275, take the Winton Road exit, and go south. Just before the lake, turn right into the park. From the Ronald Reagan Highway, take the Winton Road North exit, and turn right into the park just after the lake.

Note that a Park District auto sticker is required – $3.00 daily or $10.00 annual for Hamilton County residents, or $5.00 daily or $14.00 annual for non-residents.

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