2022 Coffee with the Birds Information Page

Update: January 2022 Coffee with the Birds - Hybrid In-Person & Livestream! 01/15/2022 Coffee with the Birds Event ***CHANGE IN PLANS TO IMPROVE THIS PROGRAM! READ SCHEDULE BELOW*** SCHEDULE FOR 1/15/22 9:30 - 10:20 IN-PERSON Feeder Watching Session 10:30 - 11:00:...

Ottawa Sands Development and Restoration

Ottawa Sands Master Plan Updates Lake Michigan Greenway + Grand River Greenway Landmark Gift “The Bill and Bea Idema Foundation has been a great supporter of connecting people with the natural world throughout West Michigan, including major support for the Idema...

Idema Explorers Trail

Grand River Greenway - Idema Explorers Trail Updates Over the past two decades, a primary focus of the Ottawa County Parks Department has been its $41 million Grand River Greenway Initiative, with the goal of protecting thousands of acres of natural lands, creating...

Winter StoryWalks

StoryWalks are now available throughout the county! Pages from a featured book will be posted along a path for your family to read together. Stories are available during park hours. Registration not required;  For more information: miOttawa.org/ocpevents. Click on...

Icebound: The Ordeal of the SS Michigan

The SS Michigan, an iron-hulled steamship, was built in Detroit for the Goodrich Transportation Company in 1881. It sailed briefly for Goodrich before the Detroit, Grand Haven, and Milwaukee Transportation Company purchased the steamer and moved it to Grand Haven as...
Prescribed Browsing Project

Prescribed Browsing Project

The eco goats have returned for another year! Paul Busman volunteer veterinarian who has donated time and material to this program for years Our many volunteers who check on the goats daily to make sure they are behaving Friends of Ottawa County Parks for their...

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