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Director Of Park Programming
 

Metroparks has an opening for Director of Public Programming.  Click on the document above to open the position profile.  Applications ... (more)

 
Board Meeting July 16
 

The Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday, July 16, at 8:30 a.m. in the Buehner Center at Oak Openings ... (more)

 
Great Park Search - Weekly Winners
Great Park Search - Weekly Winners 
 

The Great Park Search, a summer-long scavenger hunt, is going on now in the Metroparks. Each week for nine weeks, a new set of clues will be ... (more)

 
Spraying Begins For Gypsy Moth Control
Spraying Begins For Gypsy Moth Control
 

Monday, May 19, 2014 - An aerial application of Gypchek was applied early Monday morning to over 600 acres of gypsy moth infested ... (more)

 
Ground-nesting Birds: Please Do Not Disturb
Ground-nesting Birds: Please Do Not Disturb
 

Lark sparrow on nest at Oak Openings. Photo by Bob Jacksy.

May-June Is Nesting Time

This time of year, ... (more)

 
Why Staying On Marked Trails Is Important
Why Staying On Marked Trails Is Important
 

Click the photo above, then see the next image for a map of the area where park rangers are trying to discourage visitors from using an ... (more)

 
Former Toledo Jail In Whitehouse To Be Demolished
Former Toledo Jail In Whitehouse To Be Demolished
 

Land Once Known As The ‘Workhouse’ Has Many Uses Today

A building that once housed prisoners at the former ... (more)

 
This Week At Metroparks
This Week At Metroparks
 

Updated every Thursday. Sign up to receive this weekly e-newsletter on our Newsroom page.

 
Metroparks Will Mow At Battlefield This Winter
 

December, 2013 - Metroparks will be mowing part of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield property near the I-475-US24 intersection this winter in ... (more)

 
Metroparks Earns Auditor Of State Award
 

A recent financial audit of Metroparks of the Toledo Area by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report and the ... (more)

 
Ranger Honored For Life-saving Response
Ranger Honored For Life-saving Response
 

Photo above: Ranger Paul Black and Chief Joseph Fausnaugh listen as Metroparks Board President Scott Savage speaks. Second photo: Ranger ... (more)

 
The Manor House Goes Onstage At Toledo Ballet
The Manor House Goes Onstage At Toledo Ballet
 

Image: Thomas C. Umfrid, Set Designer.

Nutcracker Act I Set Mirrors Manor House

In celebration of its ... (more)

 
Metroparks Re-accredited By National Commission
Metroparks Re-accredited By National Commission
 

Metroparks of the Toledo Area has been recertified by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, making it one of a select ... (more)

 
Commuter Special Use Trail Permits Available
Commuter Special Use Trail Permits Available
 

Regional trails are used for commuting as well as recreationn, fitness and enjoying nature. Because trail hours are the same as the ... (more)

 
Prairies Being Restored At Wildwood Preserve
Prairies Being Restored At Wildwood Preserve
 

(Photo: Restored prairie at Oak Openings Preserve. Photo by Art Weber.)

Work To Begin With Winter ... (more)

 
11.6-mile Corridor Purchased for Future Westside Trail in Toledo
11.6-mile Corridor Purchased for Future Westside Trail in Toledo
 

Photo: U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur discusses the corridor project while Toledo Mayor Mike Bell and students from Beverly Elementary School look on. ... (more)

 
Please...Don't Feed The Animals In The Metroparks
Please...Don't Feed The Animals In The Metroparks
 

No person, without specific, written permission from the Director or his designee, shall distribute, leave or provide any kind of food ... (more)

 
 
 
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