Hamilton County Park District http://wvxu.org en Hamilton County Park District needs help for annual bird audit http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-park-district-needs-help-annual-bird-audit <p>Hamilton County Parks is looking for volunteers for its Winter Bird Count on Saturday, December 14, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.<br /><br />The park district says keeping a running count of native birds is critical to monitoring environmental trends in the parks. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their binoculars, bundle up and head out to help for the whole or just part of the day. At 4:15 p.m., find out the grand tally of all the parks at Winton Woods’ Winton Centre.<br /> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:08:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 20454 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County Park District needs help for annual bird audit Lots of special events and programs coming to the parks in Hamilton County http://wvxu.org/post/lots-special-events-and-programs-coming-parks-hamilton-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There is a lot going on in all the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Hamilton County Parks</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Kimberly Whitton</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from </span><a href="http://greatparks.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Great Parks of Hamilton County</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins our Robyn </span>Carey-Allgeyer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to talk about some great upcoming events, including a performance by the </span><a href="http://www.usafband.af.mil/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>U.S. Air Force Band</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and the new branding of the district.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 15828 at http://wvxu.org Lots of special events and programs coming to the parks in Hamilton County Park District going high-tech; changing name and look http://wvxu.org/post/park-district-going-high-tech-changing-name-and-look <p></p><p>The<a href="http://greatparks.org/" target="_blank"> Hamilton County Park District</a> is going high-tech to deal with the <a href="http://www.greatparks.org/conservation/nonnative.html" target="_blank">Emerald Ash Borer</a>.</p><p>Park employees are using iPads to track ash trees and assess the situation across the county.</p><p>Executive Director Jack Sutton says the data is used to determine which trees should be treated or removed.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 19:10:23 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12798 at http://wvxu.org Park District going high-tech; changing name and look 75 years of the Sharon Woods Golf Course http://wvxu.org/post/75-years-sharon-woods-golf-course <p><strong><a href="http://greatparks.org/golf/sharon-woods/sw-pros.html">Sharon Woods Golf Course</a></strong>, part of the <a href="http://greatparks.org/index.html"><strong>Hamilton County Park District</strong></a>, will be celebrating its <a href="http://greatparks.org/golf/sharon-woods/sw-75th-anniversary.html"><strong>75<sup>th</sup> anniversary</strong></a> starting on Monday, May 27. <strong>Tom Bach</strong>, the course’s PGA professional, is in <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/front-row-betsy-ross"><strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong></a> to discuss the long history of the course, some of the special events happening during the anniversary week, and a fun bit of trivia as to which legendary golfer took the ceremonial first tee shot when the course opened.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 12611 at http://wvxu.org 75 years of the Sharon Woods Golf Course