All posts by Alison Wood-Osmun

Field Guide: Spring time is here!

Spring has arrived (salute the vernal equinox) enticing us to relish and explore our corner of the world. Bright Decade The planet-protecting initiative known as Earth Hour is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The global conservation event unites us all when we simply turn off our electric lights from 8:30-9:30pm on Saturday, March 25 to help

Great Ways to Craft Your Own Autumn Adventure

Blue Autumn  Hike and bike all four corners of our great state of Ohio this fall on the Buckeye Trail comprised of a series of linked trails weaving their way through forty Ohio counties. Marked by bright blue markers, called blazes, the trails offer adventure on county and township roads, through picturesque towns, and cities

Colorful October Adventures

Autumn has arrived!!  Lose yourself amid the glorious flush of vibrant colors and cooler temperatures as you bike, hike and paddle through the season. Happy Autumn Trail: Every fall I highlight a great hiking/ biking trail. Sterling State Park paved Nature Trail is this season’s pick. Park in the Trailhead lot and once you arrive

Toledo Metropark— Middlegrounds

Oasis Perfecta A revitalized and reimagined riverfront is home to a first-ever downtown Toledo Metropark Middlegrounds offers a perfect respite amid the urban landscape. Renewed Situated along Ottawa Street, nestled near the Anthony Wayne Bridge (aka the High Level Bridge), the newest Metropark allows the bridge’s beautiful framework to serve as a grand entrance to