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Update: November 3, 2020 Following the purchase of 87 acres of land to expand the Bend Area Open Space in Georgetown Township earlier this year, the acquisition of an adjacent 62 acres of former gravel mining land was completed in October. In addition to Ottawa County Parks millage funding, this expansion was made possible by a grant from the Michigan Natural Resources
Sensory trail at Grand River Park Theodore (Tas) Stoetzner of Boy Scout Troop 354 of Jenison completed his Eagle Scout project by constructing the park system’s first sensory trail in May. “I chose this project to help kids and families who live with autism enjoy the parks and be outside
This spring, the Aquatic Habitat Grant program approved funds for a restoration project at Riverside Park. The two-phased project will improve aquatic habitat quality and fish passage along the Grand River by restoring the connection between Kirby Bayou and the river. Phase 1 In the first phase of the project,
Idema Explorers Trail Updates Final paving of the 3.9-mile segment in Robinson Township is now complete; signs and other amenities are being added. The trail head parking lot at the intersection of North Cedar Drive and M-231 offers easy access to the trail, as well as the pedestrian bridge crossing
For a number of years, Ottawa County Parks has explored options to purchase an ecologically important property with over 6,000 feet of frontage on Stearns Bayou and Stearns Creek. This 117-acre property features exceptional floodplain and wetland areas with rare stands of wild rice, a state threatened species. It also