Current Issues

Information about the Emerald Ash Borer -- a small but destructive exoctic beetle native to Asia.

Information about a newly discovered disease inflicting our native American Beech Trees and non-native beech trees.

Ticks are blood-feeding parasites that can pose a serious health risk to pets and humans.


Information on the non-native, but well adapted, versatile Eastern Coyote.

Information about the Asian Longhorned Beetle an exotic wood-borer insect native to Asia.


Information about the current status of Ohio's native bobcat population.

About Our Parks

Our parks and staff are dedicated to education, enjoyment and preservation of Richland County's natural areas and inhabitants. Our goal is pursued by preserving natural areas for people to experience, and by providing opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the rich diversity of life and habitats in our county.

Our Location

Gorman Nature Center
2295 Lexington Avenue
Mansfield, Ohio 44907

Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed Sunday-Monday and Federal Holidays. Trails are open daily from dawn to dusk.)

419-884-FROG (3764)

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