Seasonal Maintenance Workers needed


Considering a seasonal job? Assist the Operations Manager with day to day park operations. Duties include but not limited to: mowing, trimming, operation of maintenance equipment. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Drug test and background check required. May be required to work some evenings, weekends.  For more details and to apply now for [...]

Seasonal Maintenance Workers needed2018-12-17T08:09:19+00:00

Help Wanted: Second Part-time Ranger


Second Park Ranger (Part - Time) Park Ranger {Part-Time) Job Description: Patrols assigned areas for the purposes of assisting park patrons to have an enjoyable, safe and pleasant park experience. Provides information, education and assistance to park visitors to achieve resource protection, as well as visitor safety and security. Serves as a commissioned Peace Officer [...]

Help Wanted: Second Part-time Ranger2018-11-29T12:53:36+00:00

Wetland Wanderings November


Wetlands Wanderings In the Eyring Wetlands Park By Joyce Bond, November 2018 As the cold and gray descended on our Ohio landscape recently, I was fortunate to spend some time in warm, sunny Florida. I participated in a couple of the local wildlife presentations put on by some knowledgeable naturalists that included seining for fish [...]

Wetland Wanderings November2018-12-17T08:15:38+00:00

Hunting Season 2018-2019


NOTICE: Hatches Corners Metropark will be open to permitted HUNTERS ONLY November 17th and 18th. For the safety of others; the park will be closed on Saturday and Sunday to anyone not participating in Youth Gun Weekend. Please follow all ODNR Rules and Regulations while hunting. All permits for Metroparks permitted hunting properties have been [...]

Hunting Season 2018-20192018-11-15T15:35:38+00:00

Time to start Thinking About Snow Removal


Ashtabula Metroparks will be taking quotes for two snow plowing routes.   One in the Conneaut Area and one along the Western Reserve Greenway Trail. To pick up a packet or get more information contact Brett Bellas 440-536-1502 Proposals due by Nov. 13th 10 am. QUOTES ARE NOW CLOSED. WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING QUOTES FOR [...]

Time to start Thinking About Snow Removal2018-11-15T14:59:22+00:00

Wetland Wanderings Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark October


Wetland Wanderings In the Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark October 2018, by: Joyce Bond The temperatures have begun an inevitable dip.  On the day that I was able to get out and wander the wetlands, there was a high temperature of 45 degrees and the leaves were finally showing their colors. But as the cold increases, [...]

Wetland Wanderings Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark October2018-10-25T14:17:55+00:00

Meanderings around the Ashtabula County Metroparks: Lampson Reservoir


Meanderings around the Ashtabula County Metroparks: Lampson Reservoir    Blog: by Sheryl   Here I am, checking out the Lampson Reservoir Metropark on this beautiful sunny autumn afternoon. When I arrived, there was one lone car in the parking lot, and a nature photographer off in the distance. I've been here several times to sit [...]

Meanderings around the Ashtabula County Metroparks: Lampson Reservoir2018-10-02T14:06:42+00:00

Yoga in the Parks


The Ashtabula County Metroparks is offering a series of yoga and hiking programs in our local Metroparks this summer. Following the first session on Saturday, June 23, 2018, programs will be conducted twice monthly in July and August. The 2 hour programs, for all skill levels, will each be located in a different park, affording [...]

Yoga in the Parks2018-09-12T10:50:41+00:00

Wetland Wanderings


Wetland Wanderings In the Eyring Wetlands Park By Joyce Bond Fall has arrived in Ashtabula County with the sporadic cooling of temperatures and some heavy rains.  A visit to the Eyring Wetlands Park this week began with moving a large branch from the parking lot entrance.  The heavy rains soaked the tree canopies and probably [...]

Wetland Wanderings2018-09-17T10:17:04+00:00