2017 River Day Cleanup May 20th

Come help us Clean up the Cuyahoga River and the Headwaters Trail on Saturday May 20th!

Register to help at  www.breakawayexcursions.com/river-day

2017 Upcoming Events

Check out our up coming events!

Upcoming Events

Online Registration is Open for Conservation Dinner!

Register now for the 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner

The dinner will be held May 6th at the Kent American Legion

1945 Mogadore Road from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dinner Registration

The 2017 Award winners are:

Dennis Taylor—Environmental Education                                                                                                Education with Passion

Larry & Becky Thomas—Environmental Activism
Faithful Leadership of our Trail Walkers

Bob Downing—Environmental Advocacy                                                                                                  Promoting Local Parks and Nature

Child Development Center at Kent State University—Stewardship                                                   Stewarding Future Environmentalists

Matt Herbruck/Birdsong Farm—Green Business                                                                                Sustainable, Organic Farming

DS Architecture—Green Building/Development                                                                                     Innovative Architecture and Community Service

Steve Zabor—Lifetime Achievement                                                                                                            Enriching the Community through Leadership and Service

Honor Roll for Land Conservation                                                                                                 Gressard Family Trust—Streetsboro



Environmental Nominations Due this Friday the 17th!

Don’t forget to nominate your favorite Portage County Environmental Champion!

Choose from the following categories : Environmental Education, Green Business, Green Building/Development, Environmental Activism and Stewardship.  If you or a friend or colleague know someone deserving of one of these awards, please complete the Nomination form and submit by this Friday to admin@portageparkdistrict.org.

Nomination Form

Register Now for the Headwaters Adventure Race!

Have a great time for a good cause in beautiful Northern Portage County. The Headwaters Adventure Race starts and ends in historic Mantua Village and involves a 2-mile run on the Headwaters Trail past a State nature preserve, a 10-mile pedal past scenic landscapes and preserved farmlands, and a 5-mile paddle on the lovely Upper Cuyahoga State Scenic River.