Join in with the Grand River Trail Riders snowmobile club as they take a 2 hr group ride on the Western Reserve Greenway. The ride leaves at 10am from Lampson Staging Area trail head on the Greenway. The Club will also be selling refreshments and hot dogs from their clubhouse located near the Greenway at [...]
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Boy Scout Troop 41 of Jefferson, Ohio, is doing a Christmas tree recycling project for the Ashtabula County Metroparks. The trees will be cut up and turned into wood chips for use by the Ashtabula County Metroparks. A donation of $5.00 per tree will go to Boy Scout Troop 41. Pickup will be available for [...]
Greenway Trail conditions When the snow starts to fly, check the Greenway Trail conditions by contacting the Grand River Trail Riders. This group of volunteers monitor and groom the Trail during the winter months. Parking for snowmobile trailers: please use the Lampson Staging Area Trailhead just east of the trail. Entrance is south off of [...]
Ashtabula County Metroparks recently partnered with Western Reserve Land Conservancy to purchase and permanently conserve 602 acres in the City of Conneaut. The impressive property boasts nearly one mile of undeveloped Lake Erie shoreline, a natural estuary, and more than 230 acres of high-quality wetlands. Moreover, the acquisition, adjacent to the 3,400-acre Roderick Wildlife Preserve [...]
Join the Volunteer Bike Patrol! Come join a group that helps enhance the experience for all users of the Greenway Trail. The Volunteer Bike Patrol endeavors to provide the following: Information-Bike patrol volunteers frequently talk with trail users, answering questions and distributing trail maps. Assistance-help trail users experiencing problems, e.g., provide first aid or emergency [...]
Jefferson, OH Thursday, September 7, 2017. Ashtabula County Metroparks has been officially awarded funding to complete the North Shore Trail from the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Local Programs. The ODOT grant of up to $1,161,000 has been secured through the state’s 2017 Transportation Alternatives Program for funding of bicycle/pedestrian trail construction. The local [...]
Invitation to Ribbon-Cutting and Grand Opening of Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark, for Hiking and Public AccessPam Blough 2017-09-29T09:45:43+00:00
September 28, 2017 Invitation to Ribbon-Cutting and Grand Opening of Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark, for Hiking and Public Access September 28, 2017. All are invited to attend/participate in a park opening ribbon-cutting at the Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark, at 906 Windsor Mechanicsville Rd, Austinburg Twp, at 2pm on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at [...]
Contact Carl E. Feather, 576-3768 Preparing bird feeders and selecting the winter feed and suet for birds and other wildlife are topics that Mark A. Meyer will cover during an outdoor bird feeding workshop on Oct. 18 at the Lampson Reservoir parking lot area. The presentation will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. (early-bird hours). [...]
Journaling in Nature by Carl Feather The ink flows from Michelle Vanderlip's pen like the Grand River flows after a day of rain. Well, some days. Yes, even a veteran like Vanderlip has days when she "has nothing to write." And that is exactly what she does. She writes "I have nothing to write" until [...]
("read more" for schedule, next page) MUSIC ALONG THE RIVER IS GRAND by Carl Feather The Grand River plays a tune that few appreciates; to most, it becomes monotonous after a few bars. The strings of fiddles and guitars, the breath of a flute and whistles, would balance the river’s bass. Thus they come on a summer Saturday [...]