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2015 Programming with Erie MetroParks

With your eye - Sandusky Register

Reptile Feeding Time - Sandusky Register

Archery Basics - Sandusky Register

Park PALS - Sandusky Register

Pickleball Rocks - Sandusky Register

Erie Metro Live Steamers give free train rides - Sandusky Register

Walk with a Doc - Sandusky Register

Nature Baby - Sandusky Register


Summer programs at Erie MetroParks

Kids and Fishing - Michael Simonton, Sandusky Register

Kids take aim with Archery - Jason Werling, Sandusky Register

Butterflies at Osborn MetroPark - Angela Wilhelm, Sandusky Register

Just about Horses and Donkeys - Angela Wilhelm, Sandusky Register

By clicking the titles above, you can read about the awesome programs for children through YOUR Erie Metroparks!



The Barnyard MetroPark

Erie MetroParks completes $10,000 worth of improvements - Andy Ouriel, Sandusky Register

By clicking the title above, you can read about ways Erie MetroParks is a good steward to local points of interest.


Archery and Kayak safety programs offered

On the Job; class teaches safe kayaking - Mellisa Topey, Sandusky Register

Young archers on target at Osborn Park -  Sandusky Register

By clicking the titles above, you can read about exciting programs being offered at Erie MetroParks!


Outdoor exercise equipment to be added to Osborn MetroPark

Osborn MetroPark flexing its muscle - Andy Ouriel, Sandusky Register

By clicking the title above, you can read about the new Outdoor Fitness Adventure being installed at Osborn MetroPark.


Erie MetroParks - Milan's Organization of the Year

Milan Chamber of Commerce - Sandusky Register

By clicking the title above, you can read more about Erie MetroParks being named Milan Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year.


The Coupling MetroPark will be renovated

The Coupling to get facelift - Andy Ouriel, Sandusky Register

By clicking the title above, you can read more about The Coupling MetroPark future renovations.


2014 Software Upgrade for Park District

Erie MetroParks upgrading Reservation System - Andy Ouriel, Sandusky Register

By clicking the title above, you can read more about the upgrades Erie MetroParks has planned for January 2014!


Birmingham School MetroPark feature repaired

Birmingham School Arch Getting Repaired - Andy Ouriel,  Sandusky Register

By clicking on the title above, you can read more about the original Birmingham School arch being repaired at the Birmingham School MetroPark.


Dog Bite Prevention Week

This week, May 20th - May 26th marks the 2012 Dog Bite Prevention Week! Read more in this Dog Bite Prevention article published by the Plain Dealer. Help keep your dog safe by being educated and prepared.


Barnes Extension Plant Restoration Project

Sealed bids will be received by the Executive Director of Erie MetroParks at 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron, Oh. 44839 until 4:00 pm. May 7th, 2012 local time and thereafter publicly opened and read aloud for the following:

Project Name: Barnes Extension Plant Restoration Project

The Bidder’s proposals shall present design plans. Costs to include; permits, labor and materials required for the restoration of approximately 20 acres of land. The work includes: planting Ohio native material, correcting drainage, creating visual screens, repurpose old greenhouse area and provide erosion control to affected areas. Bids will be received for a design-build general contract.

More detailed specifications may be retrieved at the Executive Directors office at 3910 Perkins Ave Huron, Ohio 44839

There will be a recommended pre-bid meeting on April 27th,2012 at 1:00 pm. at Erie MetroParks, Frost Center, at address above.

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Clean Ohio Grant

Erie MetroParks is applying for a Clean Ohio grant. This grant will assist in establishing two trails at Thomas Williams MetroPark in Vermilion, Ohio. Any comments from the public are encouraged. Please submit them by email to Tara Nagaich.

Interested in birding?


ODNR unveiled a new birding website! The Lake Erie Birding Trail website includes both East Sandusky Bay MetroPark and Edison Woods MetroPark.



What are Algal Blooms?

Visitors may notice warning signs posted along East Sandusky Bay MetroPark warning against the possible threat of Algal Blooms.

Please click here to view information about harmful algal blooms.


Please click here to view a video providing information about harmful algal blooms from the Ohio Department of Health. http://www.odh.ohio.gov/features/odhfeatures/algalblooms.aspx

Information regarding the harmful algal blooms can be found at the following link to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency:http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/HAB.aspxalgal_bloom.jpg

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A beautiful view and unique adventure
The East Sandusky Bay Water Trail is a great place to canoe or kayak. Click here for more information.

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