FRIENDS OF THE LOWER OLENTANGY WATERSHED FLOW
February 10, 2011
I volunteered with FLOW as part of a class service learning project at Ohio State University. I attended several meetings and helped with an initiative to convince local golf courses to become more environmentally friendly. FLOW is a great group with a very strong volunteer base, I was amazed by how many active projects they had at one time and how well organized they were at executing all of them. The members I met were all very friendly and very dedicated to their cause of improving the quality of the Olentangy River watershed.
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For my golf course project specifically, FLOW was able to utilize connections it had to bring all of the local golf course superintendents together at one meeting for a presentation. Several of the superintendents expressed interest in adopting the environmental stewardship program that was presented.
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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
They have a lot of dedicated volunteers but they are always in need of more funding and could certainly utilize additional paid employees.
Volunteer & Made a presentation to local golf superintendents to convince them to improve their environmental impact by becoming certified in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program.
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