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Amanda Howard

Outdoor Skills Specialist

Amanda joined the Metroparks team in the spring of 2014 as part of the Outdoor Skills division. She has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in geology. She is a certified instructor in canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and archery, and is a Boy Scout merit badge counselor. She loves being outdoors whenever possible and enjoys stargazing, hiking, backpacking, camping and paddling.


Latest From Amanda Howard

Fossils and Striations Take You Back in Time at Blue Creek

Visitors with an interest in geology or Earth history are in for a special treat at the Nona France area of Blue Creek Metropark. Journey through time by exploring glacial striations from the last ice age, then encounter ancient life from long ago while searching the rocks for even older marine fossils. Both fossils and glacial striations are abundant in this park for those willing to look.

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