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Tappan Lake Park to celebrate 50th anniversary with fireworks show on Sunday, May 30

  |  May 17, 2010
Fireworks show is part of season-opening weekend at park

Muskingum River Watershed dams focus of media coverage

  |  May 17, 2010
Story focuses on work planned at dams in upcoming years

MWCD to host kayak classes this summer

  |  May 3, 2010
'Quick Start Your Kayak' classes scheduled in June, July, August and September

Three receive seats on MWCD Development Advisory Committee

  |  April 28, 2010
Seneca lessee, avid outdoorsman and Leesville area resident join 18-member volunteer committee

MWCD to participate in numerous projects in 2010

  |  March 26, 2010
Local cost-share for work at Bolivar, Dover dams to total more than $1.7 million

MWCD to operate Piedmont Marina, campgrounds in 2010

  |  March 17, 2010
Marina has new telephone number - (740) 658-1029

Crappie limits expand to include several MWCD lakes

  |  March 8, 2010
Seneca, Tappan lakes have had limits since 2001

Piedmont, Seneca, Tappan began rise to summer pool level

  |  March 8, 2010
Process to be gradual; river and lake levels being monitored closely

MWCD looking for summer intern for water quality readings

  |  March 8, 2010
Position is part of a research project by the MWCD, U.S. Geological Survey

MWCD receives $3.7 million in watershed funding requests

  |  March 5, 2010
Conservancy District to make recommendations for grants to Board of Directors

OLMS conference, training session set March 19, 20 at Canton

  |  March 1, 2010
Conference set March 19, training workshop to be held March 20

MWCD seeks applicants for Development Advisory Committee

  |  February 25, 2010
3 seats open on volunteer committee to provide advice and guidance to MWCD staff

Atwood Lodge to celebrate 45th 'birthday' with special savings packages

  |  February 25, 2010
Whole family can enjoy the lodge and surrounding lake and amenities in 2010

Boating education classes planned in March, May

  |  February 25, 2010
Day-long courses to be held at Atwood, Tappan lake parks

MWCD to hire Columbus hotel broker for sale of Atwood Lodge

  |  February 22, 2010
Public stakeholders' group to be established for feedback and guidance

New fish structure added at Atwood Lake

  |  February 11, 2010
Recycled trees to aid fishing in portion of lake

Boat launch ramp at Tappan Lake temporarily closed for upgrades

  |  January 26, 2010
MWCD includes suggestions from boaters, anglers as part of $400,000 improvement project

Atwood Lodge to remain open until Oct. 1

  |  January 15, 2010
MWCD will secure broker and seek to sell facility.

MWCD golf cart policy takes effect in 2010

  |  January 13, 2010
Inspections planned during month of March at MWCD lake locations

MWCD plans numerous watershed projects in 2010

  |  January 8, 2010
Conservancy district in early stages of program that will yield $700 million infrastructure investment in Muskingum River Basin

Atwood Lake Park preparing for Alive Festival in June 2010

  |  January 8, 2010
Alive 2010 is scheduled June 23-26; tickets available at

'Polar Bear Dip' at Charles Mill Lake draws more than 140 swimmers

  |  January 7, 2010
Fund-raiser for American Cancer Society has been growing each year.

No increase in camping rates at MWCD campgrounds in 2010

  |  December 22, 2009
Rates held at 2009 levels at 5 MWCD lake parks and 3 campgrounds

Horstman, Kokovich to lead MWCD Board of Directors in 2010

  |  December 22, 2009
Horstman to serve as Board president, Kokovich will be vice president

Ohio Boating Education Courses planned in 2010

  |  December 15, 2009
Course completion required for boaters born on or after Jan. 1, 1982.

Alive Festival not affected by proposed sale of Atwood Resort

  |  November 30, 2009
Festival will be held at Atwood Lake Park in June 2010

Losses continue to mount at Atwood Lake Resort

  |  November 25, 2009
MWCD Board of Directors established sale of resort as a top goal in 2009.

No increase in docking permit fees at MWCD lakes in 2010

  |  November 25, 2009
Rates to remain at 2007 level for 4th straight year.

MWCD executive director participates in Ohio River Basin summit

  |  November 2, 2009
More meetings planned as participants from 43 agencies discuss issues