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19th century arts come to life at Fort Nisqually

October 26, 2016

Blacksmiths hammering iron, carpenters shaping wood, and spinners transforming wool are examples of the 19th century crafts in action during &ldquo... Read More
Larger than life: Bronze sculpture honoring beloved gorilla’s memory to be unveiled.

October 25, 2016

Ivan. The one word name has been recognizable in Tacoma, the Puget Sound region and around the world for more than half a century. The western l... Read More
Metro Parks Today: October 2016

October 6, 2016

Point Defiance Park improvements are in full swing -- but Metro Parks still needs your input. If you haven't already, please take this onli... Read More
Celebrate Halloween at moonlit fun run

October 5, 2016

Unique opportunity to run or walk on Five Mile Drive after dark   Participants in the Black Cat Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 22, on Point Defia... Read More
Local artists display Fort Nisqually-inspired creations

October 4, 2016

Artwork inspired by the historical Fort Nisqually of the mid-19th century and the day-to-day life in a living history museum is on display in the n... Read More
Support scholarships to Tacoma Nature Center’s preschool

October 3, 2016

Purchase a Chinook discount coupon book or mobile app   The Tacoma Nature has launched a fund-raising campaign to benefit its preschool scho... Read More
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park receives national award for excellence in marketing

October 2, 2016

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park received a Significant Achievement in marketing award f... Read More
Plant lover discovered her career with Metro Parks Tacoma

October 1, 2016

Tacoma native Tyra Shenaurlt shares knowledge with visitors at W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory In her mind’s eye, Tyra Shenaurlt sees... Read More
Orphaned moose calf named Aspen meets new buddies Spruce and Willow at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

October 1, 2016

Little Aspen got a rough start in life. But she’s in good health now, is growing and curious and just met two young moose intended to be he... Read More
Gary Geddes to retire in January, leaving a legacy of conservation and growth at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

October 1, 2016

When Gary Geddes arrived in Eatonville in 1981, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park was just six years old, and drew an attendance of 103,676 for the ye... Read More

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