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Stories about daily life in the Metorparks.
Oct. 25, 2012 - Members of Maumee Valley Adventurers set out this morning from Wildwood Preserve for their final Thursday morning ride of the ... (more)
Photo: Bill and Suzy Wilson accept the keys to their new car from Ron Lietzke, of Honda of America, in front of the Manor ... (more)
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Posted: June 29, 2012 - Staff at Providence, with help from coworkers from other parks, ... (more)
Two years ago, the parents of 10-year-old Alex Lenhart began making the long drive from the Cleveland area to bring their son to Nature Shoot ... (more)
How Much Do You Know About Wildwood?
Before it was Wildwood Preserve, the busiest and best known of the local Metroparks, a ... (more)
August 11, 2007 - Twenty-seven people from 20 countries became Americans today at Wildwood Preserve Metropark. Judge Jack Zouhary of the United ... (more)
The Window on Wildlife at Pearson recently underwent a makeover. The space for viewing birds and other animals drawn to a feeding/watering station ... (more)
Above: U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur speaks at Pearson. Click any photo to open a gallery.
Tiny Beetle A Huge Problem In Our ... (more)
The 35th annual Glass City Marathon ran through Wildwood Preserve Sunday, April 17.
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February 28, 2011 - A long-eared owl that had been in the care of Nature's Nursery, a wildlife rehabilitation center, was released tonight at Side ... (more)
February 28, 2011 - From the snowiest February on record, to 50-degree weekends to downpours of rain, it's been a wild weather ride in northwest ... (more)
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - Wildwood Willie, Metroparks (normally) fearless forecaster, will not make his annual appearance on Wednesday ... (more)
January 17, 2011 - The winter recreation area at Side Cut Metropark was a busy place today as local kids, off school for Martin Luther ... (more)
More than one homeowner this holiday season has been surprised to find something better suited for Halloween mixed in with the tinsel and bulbs ... (more)
Steve Perry captured this amazing photo – and Best of Show in the 2010 Celebrating Nature Through Photography contest at the National Center ... (more)
Where does The Volunteer canal boat go in the winter, when The Canal Experience at Providence Metropark is closed? Not far.
The ... (more)
On September 24, 2010, the Leave No Child Inside movement of Northwest Ohio participated in a statewide rally for the Leave No Child Inside ... (more)
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Union and Confederate soldiers took over Wildwood Preserve September 18 and ... (more)
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About 30 people turned out September 25 for an Autumn Adventure hike at the ... (more)
There’s no better time than autumn to be outdoors. The scenery changes by the day and summer’s harsh heat gives way to crisp mornings ... (more)
Gallery: Ten photos from community gardens at Glenwood Lutheran Church, Monroe Street; Franklin and Page streets; Oneida Garden (behind 1212 ... (more)
July 8, 2010 - The Meilke Road Savanna Wildlife Area, adjacent to the Spencer Township Hall off Frankfort Road, is a success story times ... (more)
1 Walk one trail in every park. Trails range in length from less than a half-mile to more than 15-miles long.
2 Achieve ... (more)
Eileen Sawyer, right, examines the contents of a volunteer's bucket beside a vernal pool earlier this season.
Volunteers ... (more)
The Oak Grove School at Wildwood Preserve was a fitting location for Elisabeth Burchfield to celebrate her 10th birthday in April. ... (more)
Photos Courtesy Larry Shuman
If you're undecided about a Mother's Day gift, consider a pair of binoculars. For ... (more)
April 6, 2010 - Start walking now, live longer.
It’s a simple message, and an important one here in the ... (more)
It’s a myth that touching a baby bird or other wild animal will cause its mother to abandon it, but leaving the little creature alone might ... (more)
April 6, 2010 - With a tip of our ball cap to the Toledo Mud Hens as opening day approaches at Fifth Third Field, we’d like to ... (more)
March 29, 2010 - Seeing any one of the big birds would have made the morning memorable. But seeing five different species of raptors is a ... (more)
Just as the Toledo Walleye hockey team is ending its first season of regular league play, the Lake Erie walleye are beginning an annual tradition ... (more)