Lake Metroparks Share 4 Fun Facts About Spring Ephemerals

Spring is in the air and the flowers are blooming. Among the earliest flowers to bloom in spring are spring ephemerals. Watch Naturalist Tony as he shares 4 fun facts about spring ephemerals. 1. Lifespan 2. Size Matters 3. Ants in your Plants 4. Subterranean Living

Call for Applicants: BBB Award Recognizes Young Entrepreneurs

For Immediate Release – April 21, 2021 –  Communities across the country have faced unprecedented challenges amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The business community, in particular, has experienced difficult hurdles and northeast Ohio is unfortunately no exception. As communities come together, trust and integrity are more important than ever in our interactions with each other, businesses, … Read more

Lake Metroparks May Program Now Open

May program registration now open   Lake Metroparks is offering a fun slate of programs this May. Pre-registration is required for most programs. Click here for a list or search and register online. Call the Registration Department at 440-358-7275 with questions.   REGISTER NOW  

Audubon takes viewers on a backyard safari in Geauga County – Tuesday, April 20 at 7 pm (arrive early)

Wildlife adventure can be found not only in faraway destinations. Nature enthusiast Chris Parker will share his face to face encounters with “The Wildlife of Bass Lake” in a virtual program 7:00 pm Tuesday, April 20 for Blackbrook Audubon Society. Everyone is invited to register on the event page at to receive a link to the program … Read more

Holden Forests & Gardens Awarded $200,000 Grant from The Cleveland Foundation for People for Trees™  

(CLEVELAND) – Holden Forests & Gardens (HF&G) has received a generous $200,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation to support People for Trees™, a public awareness initiative that encourages and empowers residents in communities across Northeast Ohio to plant and care for a tree, beginning with making a pledge. The aim is to have 15,000 new trees planted … Read more

Akron teen repeats as BGCNEO Youth of the Year

For the second consecutive year, Abrianna Johnson, a senior at Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, has been named Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio’s 2021 Youth of the Year. Abrianna, 18, topped three other candidates in the judging, which was announced Friday. She now moves on to state Youth of the Year competition, … Read more