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 …

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 …

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 …

May 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – May 2021 Newsletter Volunteering in the Parks by Pete Esser It’s probably no surprise to you that there is a lot of community support for …

April 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – April 2021 Newsletter Five Years of Supporting Ottawa County Parks This year marks the FIVE-YEAR anniversary of the Ottawa County Parks Foundation! FIVE years ago, …

March 2021 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – March 2021 Newsletter Foxy Farmer: Vollmer Family History at Stearns Creek by Marjie Viveen In 1894, two potato farmers on Prince Edward Island quietly began …

February 2021 Newsletter

True Love is Alive and Well in Ottawa County Parks!

Outdoor venues have been a growing trend for proposals and weddings, and Ottawa County Parks have provided the backdrop
for many memorable moments.

January 2021 Newsletter

During these unusual times, I am especially grateful for our Ottawa County Parks and the vision and work of the Foundation which directly funds and supports the parks and their programs.

As we begin 2021, I wish you all, the joy of nature woven into your lives.

Signs of Spring

Spring has sprung! Our spring newsletter offers tips on finding Signs of Spring in our local parks. Visit some of these suggested sites to see what spring brings to Ottawa County. …