Green Islands Magazine
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Green Islands is produced quarterly and mailed free of charge to Summit County residents.* If you would like to be added to the mailing list, click here.
*We only send publications to in-county residents because the park district is funded by Summit County tax dollars. However, Friends of Metro Parks will send our publications to its members who live outside of Summit County.
The Mustill Store
Built between 1825 and 1850, the Mustill Store is one of the oldest structures in Akron. It served the local community and people traveling the Ohio & Erie Canal.
Coping with the Cold
In winter, spring peepers hide under leaf litter and nearly freeze solid. Bullfrogs hide in mud at the bottom of ponds and lakes, breathing through their skin until spring arrives.
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