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What's new and newsworthy in the Metroparks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2013
20,000 Visitors Came Last Year To See Holiday Decorations
Holidays ... (more)
Photo above: Ranger Paul Black and Chief Joseph Fausnaugh listen as Metroparks Board President Scott Savage speaks. Second photo: Ranger ... (more)
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)
Image: Thomas C. Umfrid, Set Designer.
Nutcracker Act I Set Mirrors Manor House
In celebration of its ... (more)
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)
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Land on the Maumee River in downtown Toledo will be the home of the next Metropark. The Middlegrounds will be developed over the next two years, ... (more)
As part of a comprehensive wildlife management program, Metroparks will allow bow hunting for deer beginning this fall on several park district ... (more)
And the 2013 winner of the Great Park Search is…Steve Kaczor.
Steve’s name was drawn from all 325 participants in this ... (more)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 23, 2013
Park Rangers: Dog Attack Did Not Happen At Wildwood
A report of a ... (more)
Regional trails are used for commuting as well as recreationn, fitness and enjoying nature. Because trail hours are the same as the Metroparks - 7 ... (more)
Two winners have been selected for the Friends of the Lathrop House Underground Railroad essay contest:
Jack Gallon, a Metroparks Board member for 20 years who was inducted into the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Hall of Fame in 2010, died ... (more)
(Photo: Restored prairie at Oak Openings Preserve. Photo by Art Weber.)
Work To Begin With Winter ... (more)
The National Center for Nature Photography in Secor Metropark is closed for the winter while the building is undergoing renovations. The center ... (more)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 27, 2012
Metroparks and Maumee Valley Adventurers will host the annual Travel Circle series for 13 ... (more)
Metroparks was honored with two awards in the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Awards of Excellence contest:
First place in the Urban ... (more)
Board Votes To Place Levy On November Ballot
UPDATE, November 7, 2012 - Issue 21, the 0.9-mill levy for ... (more)
Jean T. Ward
Jean T. Ward, who died July 16 at age 78, was known for his steady leadership, creativity, passion and warm ... (more)
Photo: New 1/10th mile markers allow trail users to calculate their distance, identify their location and navigate the trails. Each marker ... (more)
May 29, 2012 - Nearly 150 miles of trails in the Metroparks offer places to unwind, explore, recreate and learn about nature. But ... (more)
Photo: "Slash and stumps" were removed in the latest round of work to clean up after the tornado.
The Oak Openings is a rare and ... (more)
Stephen Madewell has been named executive director of Metroparks of the Toledo Area, the agency that oversees more than 11,000 acres of natural ... (more)
Photo: U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur discusses the corridor project while Toledo Mayor Mike Bell and students from Beverly Elementary School look on. ... (more)
No person, without specific, written permission from the Director or his designee, shall distribute, leave or provide any kind of food ... (more)