Current & Upcoming Exhibits

D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm

February 18 – March 12
Nature Photography Exhibit
Ford Nature Center
Enter your favorite original photos in the following categories: Wild Animals, Wild Scenes, Plants – Wild or Not, People in Parks, Mill Creek MetroParks Scenes, Wild with a Human Touch, Monochrome, and Young Photographers.
Click to download the 2017 Application.

Mill Creek MetroParks History
Fellows Riverside Gardens – Melnick Museum
The Melnick Museum offers the visitor a peek into the unique history of Mill Creek MetroParks. Look back and discover how Volney Rogers garnered property and how that land has grown into Mill Creek MetroParks. Learn about the generosity of Elizabeth Fellows that was the beginning of Fellows Riverside Gardens. And take time to learn about the early days of McGuffey and his boyhood homestead located in Coitsville and now known as the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve.

March 4 – May 21
The Owl and The Woodpecker
Fellows Riverside Gardens – Weller Gallery
Featuring the work of Seattle photographer and author Paul Bannick, The Owl and The Woodpecker introduces visitors to the incredible species of owls and woodpeckers in North America. Paul illustrates how owls and woodpeckers define and enrich the specific habitats on which they depend, and highlights the critical importance of conservation.

Lectures by Paul Bannick
April 9 – Wildlife Photography Workshop
April 9 – Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls