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July Schedule, Crafts of the Past at Fort Nisqually

June 30, 2016

Historical crafts and skills come to life during the popular Crafts of the Past series at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. This is the fifth y... Read More
Grants from local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter, county program will fund restoration of antique books

June 10, 2016

Volumes once owned by two of the Fort’s early managers As part of the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s ongoing missio... Read More
Metro Parks manager honored for leadership in historic preservation

June 9, 2016

Tacoma’s Landmarks Preservation Commission praises historic and cultural resources manager A 25-year Metro Parks Tacoma employe... Read More
Bugs Alive! New program at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium give visitors an up-close view

June 9, 2016

What do a Brazilian black tarantula named Harriet, an insect that looks like a tree leaf, a giant African millipede and a tobacco hornworm named He... Read More
Metro Parks Today: June 2016

June 9, 2016

Happy June. Citizen involvement in Metro Parks Tacoma is key to the park district’s success. As announced in this space many times in the pas... Read More
SAMI students get sneak peek at peninsula park landscaping work

June 8, 2016

Metro Parks is turning the peninsula next to Tacoma Yacht Club into 11 acres of new recreation land inside Point Defiance Park. Soils contaminated... Read More
Come see the national mammal—and baby animals galore—at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

June 8, 2016

It was Mother’s Day all through May at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, where the forests, meadows and wetlands are brimming with new life.... Read More
Metro Parks staff member named Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youth of the Year

June 8, 2016

Kalayah DeGregory,18, works with middle schoolers, summer campers The young woman chosen as the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Y... Read More
Zoo's conservation fund supports important projects at home and abroad

June 7, 2016

Donations from Zoo visitors, community members and other sources provide money for the fund. Grants will aid anti-poaching and field conser... Read More
Come and stroll under the sea in an Octopus’ Garden at Zoobilee

June 7, 2016

Zoobilee, The Zoo Society’s annual grand gala in support of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, is just over the horizon on July 22. Tickets f... Read More

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