Welcome to Preservation Parks of Delaware County

The mission of Preservation Parks is: To protect and conserve the natural and historic features of Delaware County and to inspire outdoor exploration and learning.

Our goals are to preserve green space in our rapidly developing county and to provide environmental education to its residents. Because parks add value to our quality of life, Preservation Parks is committed to continuing to acquire and develop additional areas which can enrich our lives and provide clean, safe places for recreation and relaxation for all members of our community.

Enjoy your visit and return often,

Board of Park Commissioners

(Click names for their bio)

John Bader
Dan Boysel
Bruce Ruhl

(Click the icon for the Spring 2015 Program Calendar in PDF format)

Contribute to Your Preservation Parks

Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to Preservation Parks, through the Preservation Parks Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Checks, made payable to the Preservation Parks Foundation, can be mailed to the Community Foundation of Delaware County, 3954 North Hampton Drive, Powell, OH 43065.

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Join us and Stratford Ecological Center for a Bluebird Workshop!

Whether you are a beginning Bluebirder or on your way to becoming an expert, this workshop is for you! Depending on your interest level, you can learn the basics of managing backyard habitat for bluebirds and other cavity nesting birds, safe and effective nest box design, and even nest box trail monitoring techniques. The Bluebird Workshop will be held Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The morning session focuses on Backyard Bluebirding Basics and the afternoon session is on Nest Box Trail Management. Each session costs $10; a lunch in between sessions is $5 if you order in advance. Otherwise, you can bring your own lunch. Click the title above for a flier. Bluebird Workshop flier