Discover Ohio’s Wildlife

Viewing wildlife is one of the best ways to enjoy Metro Parks. Every month, Naturalists offer a wide range of programs for visitors to look for animals in the parks.

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Springtime brings new life to Slate Run Farm

DAVE TROTTER, Interpretive Aide Spring brings many changes to the farm. As the weather warms, the activity around the farm increases dramatically. The wheat planted last October is greening up …Read More

Spring birding is here at your Metro Parks

10TV’s Karina Nova talks with Stephanie West about the sights and sounds of spring – listen for chirping birds and look for blooming wild flowers in your Metro Parks. Send …Read More

The bats are swinging back to Clear Creek

CARRIE MORROW, Assistant Resource Manager It’s a chilly winter day. There aren’t any insects flying around and the creeks and ponds are covered in ice. In the recesses of rock …Read More

Birds, Birds, Everywhere in your Metro Parks

STEPHANIE WEST, Naturalist Blendon Woods Migration has started already! Even though March temperatures have been consistently well below freezing  you can really begin to feel the coming of spring. I …Read More

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