- Conservation & Education
Conservation & Education
The future of MetroParks Natural Landscapes depends on educating and engaging all park customer/owners regarding the natural world. MetroParks conservation and preservation efforts involve the management of the natural resources across the park system. The purpose of the Conservation and Education is to increase the MetroParks’ customer/owner’s awareness and appreciation of the natural resources found within our parks and to foster a sense of stewardship to care for the parks. Whether you are an environmental enthusiast or learning to be one, there are many educational opportunities to moving you along the path toward appreciating and protecting our park assets.
Closure of Forest Run MetroPark - Timberman Ridge Area for Trail ConstructionPlease check the NEWS section of this website for more details regarding this closure which begins August 13, 2018 until the area is re-opened by the Executive Director.
We offer a periodic newsletter with information about upcoming events and programs.
Create Family fun
MetroParks provides opportunities to experience open green spaces near home. Pick the time of day that fits your busy schedule to spend some time with nature. Hike a trail, wander through natural habitats, view wildlife or just play! Please consider donating to further MetroParks ability to provide these resources.