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April BioBlitz at Point Defiance Park fires up citizen scientists

May 31, 2018

More than 300 volunteers identify 462 different life forms in 24 hours Amazing. That’s the word used to describe the outcome of the 201... Read More
Exhibit explores lives of children at 19th century Fort Nisqually

May 29, 2018

Visitors to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum now through mid-September will not only get to experience hands-on activities of a fur trade and a... Read More
Crafts of the Past visiting artisan program returns to Fort Nisqually June 2

May 23, 2018

Historical crafts and skills come to life during the popular Crafts of the Past series at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. This is the seve... Read More
Bond rating agencies give high marks to Metro Parks Tacoma

May 22, 2018

Moody’s, S & P Global affirm potential worth of 2018 bonds as district makes improvements   The two major bond rating agencies, Mo... Read More
Take a shine to Glow Golf at Meadow Park Golf Course

May 10, 2018

New technology sparks renewed interest in classic competition   If ordinary golf seems a little tame, Meadow Park Golf Course is ready to tw... Read More
Metro Parks Today: May 2018

May 10, 2018

News and Notes: May 2018 Do you have thoughts to share about the future of Titlow Park? There’s an app for that. OK, maybe you&rsqu... Read More
Conservation keeps our resources from going down the drain

May 9, 2018

A message from Park Board President Andrea Smith   When you see kids keeping cool in a sprayground, do you wonder how much water it takes... Read More
National recognition comes to Point Defiance Visitors Center

May 8, 2018

May 27 celebration kicks off summer season at Point Defiance Park   The Point Defiance Lodge, the home of the park’s Visitors Center,... Read More
Giant sand sculpture will highlight World Ocean Weekend

May 8, 2018

International sculptor to create three-dimensional Pacific Seas Aquarium-themed artwork for event June 2 and 3 Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium... Read More
Find out how to save our Puget Sound icon - the orca

May 8, 2018

Orca researcher Ken Balcomb leads an evening of learning and dialogue at the University of Washington Tacoma, co-hosted by Citizens for a Heal... Read More

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