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Greenville Creek is home to a habitat that's becoming more sparse across the U.S. – Oak savannas. That’s one of the reasons why the Ohio Natural Areas & Preserves Association (ONAPA) came in to help.

Miami Co. Park District breaks ground for first building with indoor space for public useMay 25, 2021 

By James Rider

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Park District will soon have a large indoor programming space for the public to use.

Tuesday the county broke ground on Heritage Hall that will be at Lost Creek Reserve just outside of Troy.

Troy, Ohio (March 19, 2020) – Last year, Miami County Park District (Park District) rangers responded to 65 req

Kay Hissong finds nature an amazing source of inspiration for her art. Her art is to honor the earth. She has worked in several different mediums which include oil, watercolor, fabric and pastel.

Kay earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Fine Arts and Psychology from Manchester College. She spent her junior year studying art in Mexico at the Instituto Allende, in San Miguel de Allende.

Troy Daily News - story by Melanie Yingst

MIAMI COUNTY –While the state has mandated the closure of schools and indoor recreation, residents are flocking to its park systems in search of fresh air and to enjoy the outdoors during the shelter-in-place order through April 6.

Miami County Parks Executive Director Scott Myers said, “It’s a great time for us to provide a solution for people to get outside and try to have some normalcy in their lives and to get out from the mental and physical standpoint.”

Troy Daily News - Story by Mike Ullery

Ashley Miramontes of Troy walks the bike paths at Duke Park in Troy while her kids Cameron, 3, Audrine, 10, and Mason, 4, ride their bikes.

Lee Stockton, left, of Troy and Armand Tremblay of Tipp City warm up for a game of doubles tennis at the Troy Community Park last week. On the other side of the net was Doug Tremblay and Charlie Allen.

Carson Carroll, 3, of Troy tests one of the slides at the Troy Community Park last week.

kids playing on the bikeway at Farrington ReserveBy Mike Ullery - Piqua Daily Call

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TROY — Members of Great Miami Riverway met Friday morning at Troy’s Hobart Arena at their 2019 Riverway Summit, sharing marketing strategies among their member organizations.

Members come from a 99-mile stretch of the river, which features paved trails and connected communities, from Sidney to Hamilton, Ohio.

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TROY — Don’t be surprised if next time you take your child to the doctor, they receive a prescription for outdoor nature play.

Local physicians will soon be prescribing nature to children across Miami County thanks to a collaboration between Dayton Children’s Hospital, Miami County Park District, Miami County Public Health (MCPH) and Upper Valley Medical Center/Premier Health.