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Metro Parks Today: Dec. 2018

December 13, 2018

December 2018: News and Notes Fantastic public information and where to find it I lived for years in the Upper Midwest, and this time of... Read More
New year’s cheer: promises made, promises kept

December 13, 2018

A message from Park Board Commissioner Tim Reid As 2018 winds down, I’m happy to celebrate Metro Parks Tacoma’s recent accomplishmen... Read More
Vendor applications now available for the 2019 Food Truck Fest

December 12, 2018

Sunday, July 21, 2019 Wright Park Get ready for the sixth annual Metro Parks Food Truck Fest on July 21, 2019 in Wright Park! Be a part... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma board approves 2019-20 budget

December 11, 2018

Priorities include neighborhood park improvements, and addressing equity and conservation The five-member Metro Parks Tacoma Board of Commission... Read More
Point Defiance Marina: a model of environmental stewardship

December 10, 2018

Whether you delight in seeing a visiting humpback whale flash its flukes or get a kick out of the sound of squealing seals, please give some credit... Read More
Fitness enthusiast zealous about exercise, healthy eating

December 4, 2018

The jolt of pain in Paula Battle’s head was so excruciating it took her breath away. On the way to a hospital emergency room by ambulance,... Read More
Solar by Day, LED by Night

December 3, 2018

For many years now, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has been saving energy every night of Zoolights with LED bulbs – in fact, we’ve b... Read More
Mountain goat kids from the Olympics introduced to new home at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park.

December 3, 2018

A group of mountain goat kids scampered into the vast expanses of our 435-acre Free-Roaming Area Tuesday morning and began exploring their new home... Read More
Ocean Friendly Restaurants Act to Save the Sea

November 19, 2018

Partnership helps South Sound restaurants and diners reduce plastic, choose sustainable seafood and more It begins with a single straw. Twent... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma personal trainer aims to make a difference

November 6, 2018

Andre Anthony tailors workouts to individual needs Don’t be surprised if you see a guy in a backward baseball cap and gym shorts taking a yo... Read More

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