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Practicing inclusiveness in real life; Park Board Notes February 2017

February 16, 2017

Welcome one, welcome all. If you are here in our community, then Metro Parks welcomes you to participate in all the district has to offer. Inclus... Read More
Metro Parks Today: Feb. 2017

February 15, 2017

News & Notes Attention cyclists, runners and fans of Point Defiance Park’s Zoo, Fort and other attractions: If you’ve missed... Read More
CityLine: Rose Garden and Fort Nisqually

February 10, 2017

This episode of CityLine highlights information about the Point Defiance Rose Garden and its winter renovations along with Fort Nisqually activitie... Read More
All-outdoor option added to Tacoma Nature Center preschool offerings

February 9, 2017

Tacoma Nature Center’s Nurture in Nature Preschool could hardly be more popular among Tacoma families seeking a nature-based program for chil... Read More
Titlow Park shoreline restoration just about complete

February 9, 2017

Native plants still to come; Hidden Beach trail has reopened   A $597,000 project to restore the shoreline, improve fish and wildlife habita... Read More
February brings sweet Valentine’s fun at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

February 8, 2017

Animals throughout Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will receive Valentine’s-inspired treats during a special Love at the Zoo event, Feb. 11... Read More
Operation Shark Dive: New program offers unique therapy for soldiers coping with the trauma of combat

February 8, 2017

Underwater with the sharks, there is only the sound of bubbles escaping air hoses and regulators. The slowing of time. The beauty of the animals... Read More
Two-way traffic under consideration for parts of Point Defiance Park

February 7, 2017

Changes could make it easier to reach, depart from Zoo & Aquarium, Owen Beach, Fort Nisqually; roundabout also under discussion in Feb. 23 publ... Read More
Fall, winter are best times to plant trees and other tips from our Urban Forester

February 7, 2017

If you long for a more livable landscape, you can’t go wrong by planting a tree. There’s transformative power in the foliage that... Read More
Youth sports program offered at all Tacoma elementary schools

February 1, 2017

Participating in youth sports just got a whole lot more convenient! Beginning last fall, a new partnership began offering school-based recreat... Read More

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