24 October, 2014
Club Activities
Friends of the Parks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting, promoting and enhancing Darke County Parks. The Friends hold monthly meetings, and encourage all to join them in their community building efforts.
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Membership to the Darke County Birders Club is open to all regardless of experience. In addition to the monthly meetings and programs, scheduled field trips can range from half-day local outings to overnight events in Canada, The Wilds, or Crane Creek.
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The Dark County Canoe and Kayak Club is open to experienced paddlers, however beginners are encouraged to learn through the Park's canoeing programs. River and lake floats are scheduled monthly with hiking trips planned during the off-season.
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The Darke County Photography Club is open to all that are interested in photography in any of its forms, regardless of experience. In addition to monthly meetings, the club sponsors guest speakers; educational seminars; photo field trips and photo competitions (optional participation).
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Parks News Updates
2014 Photo Contest!
Updated 21 Dec, 2013
Calling all amateur photographers! Get outside and capture the beauty of YOUR Darke County Parks! Winning photos will be used to create a 2015 calendar; sold in the Nature Centerís Gift Shop!
Autumn Nature Notes are here!
Updated 12 Aug, 2014
Soon crisp air will replace the humidity of summer and fallen leaves will be crunching underfoot... autumn in Darke County brings the best "out-of-doors" experiences! Mark your calendars!
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Donations needed
Updated 15 Oct, 2014
Darke County Parks is looking for food donations for the Candlelight Dinner Fundraisers this Fall. These dinners support the maintenance of the Log House.
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