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Zoo Aquarist Melissa Bishop wins award for sea star research

June 30, 2015

If you’re a sea star on the West Coast between California and Alaska, things aren’t looking good for you. A mysterious condition known... Read More
CityLine: Point Defiance Park/Taste of Tacoma

June 19, 2015

Taste of Tacoma and Point Defiance Park were featured in this CityLine segment:CityLine on TV Tacoma is carried on both the Click! and Comcast C... Read More
CityLine: Ruston Way Recycling

June 12, 2015

New recycling and garbage units have been installed along Ruston Way and at Headquarters, as part of a pilot program we are conducting in partn... Read More
Point Defiance Trails Get a Helping Hand on National Trails Day

June 6, 2015

Point Defiance Park serves more than 3.1 million visitors annually. One of the park’s many popular features are the scenic hiking trails set... Read More
Stormwater treatment facility construction to begin in early July

June 3, 2015

City of Tacoma project will help protect Puget Sound; anticipate traffic and parking disruptions Metro Parks T... Read More
Metro Parks Today: June 2015

June 2, 2015

PIO Notes: In this issue of Metro Parks Today, you can get some important information about a major project about to start near the Pearl Street en... Read More
Point Defiance Visitors Center Enhances Your Park Experience

June 1, 2015

Whether you’ve come to Point Defiance Park for decades, or you’re a first time visitor looking for an orientation to the park's 760 acr... Read More
Local Attractions Rise to Top of Popularity Polls

June 1, 2015

Each year Western Washington consumers join together to vote for their favorite local businesses on various polls and contests. Your votes have hel... Read More
Food truck applications now accepted for 'Picnics in the Parks'

June 1, 2015

Metro Parks Tacoma is piloting a 2015 Mobile Food Truck 'Picnics in the Parks' series in select, signature parks on weekends in response to communi... Read More
Volunteer Group Receives City of Destiny Award

June 1, 2015

Each year the Tacoma City Council recognizes and rewards exceptional individuals and organizations who give freely of their time and talent with a... Read More

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