2019 In Review


In 2019, the Ottawa County Parks & Recreation Commission and staff worked closely with the Ottawa County Parks Foundation and Grand River Greenway Campaign Committee to close the gap in funds needed for the Idema Explorers Trail by:

  • Formalizing the end-of-capital campaign strategy, in preparation for a public campaign
  • Creating marketing materials to help Board Members, Greenway Campaign Committee members, and others continue to fundraise
  • Hosting Greenway Tours showing donors the “unseen” sights along the trail route

Trail Progress

There were also a number of exciting accomplishments in 2019: