Bath Township will host the annual State of the Parks meeting in partnership with Bath Parks Board and University of Akron Field Station on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 6:00pm at the University of Akron Field Station located in Bath Nature Preserve, 4240 Ira Road.

  • Elaina Goodrich, Bath Township Trustee, will discuss the history of the parks
  • Caine Collins, Bath Township Service Director and Interim Park Director, will discuss the 2024 park improvements, maintenance, and future plans
  • John Landis, former President Bath Park Board, will speak on poison plants in local parks
  • Sarah Barrow, Watershed Coordinator for Summit Soil and Water Conservation District, will discuss water quality testing efforts on Yellow Creek
  • Lisa Kin, Executive Director of Summit Metro Parks, will give an overview of Summit Metroparks including the newest park, Valley View