September 1, 2016 For Immediate Release Ashtabula County Metroparks Welcomes Larry Frimerman as its New Executive Director Jefferson, OH. The Ashtabula County Metroparks welcomes its newly hired Executive Director Larry Frimerman as the Metroparks moves to a professionally staffed organization. Mr. Frimerman, a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional, has served more than a decade as [...]
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Clara D Peet Preserve Gets New Metroparks Sign Conneaut- The Ashtabula Metroparks has installed new signage at “Camp Peet”. An area once dedicated to the youth of Ashtabula County by Clara D. Peet, has now been renamed in her honor. The Metroparks plans on continuing her vision of providing an activity area to youth non-profit [...]
Covered Bridge Shoppe The Covered Bridge Shoppe is a small, but extravagant shoppe located in the Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark. The gift shoppe features local arts and crafts along with light snacks, cold beverages and ice cream. Operated by local park lovers, The Covered Bridge Shoppe donates its profits to the Friends of the Harpersfield [...]
Ashtabula Metroparks New Butterfly/Pollinator Garden Project When you hear the word "pollinator" what is the first thing that comes to mind? Probably a honeybee. And although you would be correct, there are many pollinators, from honeybees and bumblebees, to butterflies and beetles, to bats and birds and others that are facing serious declines. This is [...]
Music Along The River-Harpersfield Covered Bridge Park Acoustic Music Festival August 20 & 21 from 11 am to 6 pm. Saturday & Sunday Free Admission Food & Craft Vendors Bring your instrument to jam Main Stage performaces Ukelele & Dulcimer Workshops Musician camping Friday & Saturday Bring your chair to listen and enjoy the beautiful [...]
New sign at Lampson Reservoir Big thanks to David Thompson from Thompson Construction for donating his time, expertise and equipment today helping to install our new sign at Lampson Reservoir in Jefferson today. Ashtabula County Metroparks
Of Special note Of Special note: When the already minimal budget of the Metroparks was drastically cut years ago-(before the passage of the levy) the Friends of the Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark stepped in and volunteered to maintain the park and help with the upkeep. Volunteers mowed, trimmed, planted, cleaned, painted, repaired and held fundraisers [...]