April 2022 E-Newlsetter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – April Newsletter Donor Spotlight: Kathryn Remlinger and Robert Bell Parks for Life provides lasting support for the Ottawa County Parks through donations to the Parks Foundation. …

March 2022 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – March Newsletter Donor Spotlight: Alice and Andy Hoban Original article posted September 2020 Alice and Andy Hoban first became involved with Ottawa County Parks in …

February 2022 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – February Newsletter Why We Love Our Parks In honor of February, the month of love, we asked people to share their “love stories”; stories of …

January 2022 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – January Newsletter Foundation Welcomes New Board Members Dr. Kathryn Remlinger The Ottawa County Parks Foundation welcomes Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Remlinger to the Foundation’s Board of …

Piece Together Parks!

Join us Saturday, March 26 from 12 to 3:30 PM for a bird-themed jigsaw puzzle contest, compete with other teams, win prizes, and learn about birds. Funds raised from this …

December 2021 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – December Newsletter Let’s work together to bridge community to nature As we reflect on another year filled with uncertainty, it is thanks to YOUR support, that …

November 2021 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – November Newsletter How Nature Helps Us Heal By Leif Hass, October 21, 2021 Greater Good Magazine Here’s one silver lining to the pandemic: with gyms, …

October 2021 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – October 2021 Newsletter Making Nature Accessible Part II: Accessibility in the Parks New Swing at North Beach Thanks to a generous donation from the Angela …

September 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – September 2021 Newsletter Pollution in the Great Lakes by Jessica Gregory Think back to your last visit to the Lake Michigan shoreline and in your mind’s …

August 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – August 2021 Newsletter Accessibility in the ParksPart 1: Spokes Fighting StrokesParks are for everyone and over the next couple of months, we will be emphasizing …

July 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – July 2021 Newsletter National Park and Recreation Month Join us in celebrating National Park and Recreation month! We know that Parks not only bring us …

Spokes Fighting Strokes

Join us for a dose of inspiration and a trike ride! Dan Zimmerman will share how he’s changing lives across the nation with recumbent trikes. Followed by our speakers, local …

Art for the Parks

Join us Aug 15 when LVAC pops up at the Grand Ravines North county park for an outdoor sale of art in a wide range of media by regional member …

June 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – June 2021 Newsletter Bend Space Open Area Trail Preview Celebrating the Continued Expansion of a Grand Plan by Anita Yoder The Bend Area Celebration on …

2021 National Trails Day

Celebrate the American Hiking Society’s #NationalTrailsDay with us! Millions of people have found physical, mental, and emotional restoration on trails and in quality green space during the pandemic. Let’s return …

Riverside BioBlitz

Riverside Park BioBlitz – Grand River Greenway On June 12, Ottawa County Parks will be hosting its first-ever BioBlitz at Riverside Park (from pre-dawn to dusk). This event will bring …