Team Bios


Heather Norris

Manager of Environmental Education

Heather has worked for the Metroparks for over 19 years beginning as a part-time naturalist, full-time naturalist/historic interpreter and various positions managing and developing programs. Currently she is Manager of Environmental Education. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's degree in biology and has pursued a Master's in community development, urban planning and public administration at University of Toledo. When not working, she loves spending time with her husband and their two young boys.

Latest From Heather Norris

What’s That on the Lawn?

A grass spider had spun its web in my yard overnight. Since the web was almost as large as a piece of notebook paper, the spider has likely been working on it undetected all summer. I simply had not been paying attention. The web was encased in dew which made the invisible silken strands visible.

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