News and Events 
Hello Raccoon Creek Partnership members, friends, partners, and supporters!

Stay tuned for information about upcoming events. Email for more information about any of these events.

Come see us at the Ohio State Fair!  RCP will be set-up in the Ohio Department of Natural Resources section of the fair on August 8th and 9th.  We are also looking for volunteers to help staff and represent RCP (includes free parking and admission to the fair).  Contact Amy Mackey at 740-597-1473 or email

“Vinton County Natural Resources” is the theme for the Vinton Soil & Water Conservation District’s Photo Contest for 2015

The 2015 Vinton SWCD photo contest is underway. This year they are seeking photos of Vinton County's vast natural resources. These could be photos of natural areas, wildlife, agriculture, woodlands or anything else natural resource related. Photos must be taken in Vinton County. They will accept photos until September 4th 2015. Trial camera photos will be accepted. E-mail your photos to: (please put Photo Contest in the subject line). Photos may also be mailed or dropped off at the Vinton SWCD office at 31935 St. Rt. 93 McArthur, OH 45651. Prizes for the top 3 photos will be given at the Vinton SWCD Annual Banquet on September 4th at Lake Hope Lodge. For more information contact the Vinton SWCD office at 740-596-5676 or send an e-mail to the above address.

The next RCP Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29th at 6:30pm at our Waterloo Aquatic Education Center. 


Click HERE to read an article about the KEEN camp RCP held last summer in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters     

Click HERE to read an article about one of our 2014 Fall Day Camps                       

Monthly RCP Meetings

The monthly RCP Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Waterloo Aquatic Education Center (warm weather) or The Ridges, Building 22, room 214 (cold weather - starting in November). Public participation is encouraged! For more information or directions, please call Amy Mackey at 740-597-1473 or email

There's a new and VERY EASY way for you to support the work being done in the Raccoon Creek Watershed!  Just shop on Amazon and 0.5% of your eligible purchase price goes to RCP.  

See info below, then click on the link to select the Raccoon Creek Partnership.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Raccoon Creek Partnership whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. 
Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at 

Click on the link below (you may need to copy and paste into your browser) and enter Raccoon Creek Partnership as your charitable organization.  Then remember to go to next time you shop on Amazon!

It doesn't cost you anything, and it helps support Raccoon Creek Partnership!

  Waterloo Aquatic Education Center: 9660 State Route 356 New Marshfield, Ohio 45766