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Congressman Denny Heck joins volunteers for Parks Appreciation Day

April 27, 2015

City Council Member Marty Campbell, Park Board Commissioner Larry Dahl also help in McKinley Park beautification U.S... Read More
Planners to present draft Master Plan update for Point Defiance Park

April 20, 2015

Public meeting set for Thursday, April 23; open house planned for May 28 After several months of talking... Read More
Volunteers donate record number of hours to Metro Parks; Board proclaims Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 14, 2015

Almost 5,800 people contributed nearly 181,000 hours to park district in... Read More
Family-Friendly Exhibit Explores Fur Trade Journeys

April 3, 2015

The Fort Nisqually Living History Museum has opened a new exhibit with a kid-sized view of Fort Nisqually's fur trade heritage.Across the Pond: Voy... Read More
New Deputy Director at Northwest Trek

April 3, 2015

Alan Varsik, a learn-from-the-ground-up administrator who has cared for animals and tended to a zillion details involved in running a big zoo, is t... Read More
Foodways History at Fort Nisqually

April 3, 2015

Visitors to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum can experience the full circle of 1850s foodways with the addition of its new root cellar.... Read More
Run the Parks Features Fitness and Family Events

April 3, 2015

Fitness Combine – April 18 Collegiate football players are getting ready for the NFL by participating in the Football Combine. Now is t... Read More
Scouting Out a Super Time at Northwest Trek

April 3, 2015

Looking for badges to add to your sash or vest? Birding – we have that! Hiking, check. Bugs (ewww - okay, actually we think bugs are cool), w... Read More
Thousands of Volunteers Anticipated on Parks Appreciation Day

April 3, 2015

Do something good for the earth from 9 am to noon on April 25 at Parks Appreciation Day. Participants are needed to spruce up local... Read More
Celebrate Mother Earth During a Special Party for the Planet

April 3, 2015

Can a humble T-shirt make a difference to the planet? Yep, sure can. In fact, it’s in the bag.Staff members at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquar... Read More

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