Tag: great parks of hamilton county

August 3 Bass Series Winning Teams

Miami Whitewater Forest Lake was the site of the 2019 Great Parks Bass Series #5. Twenty-two teams fished from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. on August 3, and despite a hot sunny day in the 90s, wow, did the fish ever cooperate! Brian Short and Mike Hoefker of Oxford, Ohio won the tournament with a […]

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Mockingbird in fall

A Surprise Email

All, Stories

I have the rare privilege and opportunity to share significant experiences and information in the natural world through blogs. And in doing so, I never know the true impact. A few days ago, I received this special surprise email. Susan, I was riding my bicycle through the park behind my house this beautiful spring day […]

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At Great Parks, we strive to protect aquatic ecosystems and preserve the natural beauty of our waterways. An important part of this effort includes cleaning up litter from river and stream banks. Discarded trash is extremely damaging to waterways worldwide — it harms aquatic life, degrades physical habitat, transports concentrated chemical pollutants and can interfere […]

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Bikers on Trail

Regional Trail to Connect Two Great Parks Finding opportunities to spend time together outside can often be hard for busy families. One solution is to replace a trip traditionally taken in a car with one along a trail. Trails are a healthier, safer and more enjoyable way to get from one place, or one park, […]

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Clifty Falls State Park

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness month? Physical health is a significant part of you, but mental health, in my opinion, is more important than anything else. Struggling with depression myself, it is so important for me to give myself some solid rest and relaxation. A lot of times, we are so […]

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May 22 is recognized as International Day for Biological Diversity. Areas or ecosystems with high biodiversity have a wide variety of species present, across multiple groups, such as trees, wildflowers, birds and mammals. Undisturbed natural areas typically have high biodiversity, while those modified by humans tend to have much lower biodiversity. You may have seen […]

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