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Seasonal Job Fair Scheduled for March 2

By Kara Musser   |  February 16, 2018

The MWCD is now hiring for a variety of seasonal positions and will be hosting a Seasonal Job Fair on March 2, from 4 to 7pm. The event will be held at Tappan Lake Park's Activity Center. Interested individuals can learn about the positions at Tappan Lake Park and Tappan Marina. Interviews will be completed or scheduled on the spot!

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Keywords: employment, job, seasonal

2018 Schedule of Events is Here!

By Kara Musser   |  January 5, 2018

The 2018 schedule of events is now available! Make sure to mark your calendars for fun family-friendly events, including Movies at the Lake, Explorers of Nature, kayaking events, and themed weekends. Detailed event schedules will be posted on the event calendar closer to each date. Check out the schedule and make your reservations now for summer fun!

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Hunting Maps and Safety Tips

November 22, 2017

Hunting, particularly deer hunting, is a popular activity on Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) property. Wildlife found throughout MWCD public access lands includes deer, wild turkey, squirrel, rabbit, waterfowl and other migratory game.

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Explorers of Nature Begins this Weekend!

By   |  June 15, 2017

Children, ages 4 to 15, are invited to be an "Explorer of Nature"! Our park naturalist will offer Explorers of Nature every Saturday, from 10am-12pm, through August 5.

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Keywords: explorer, kids, learn, nature

Registration Now Open for Guided Kayak Events at Tappan Lake!

June 1, 2017

Kayaking has been one of the fastest growing watersports in North American and has become increasingly popular at all of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District lakes. Check out our calendar of events for upcoming kayaking programs!

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Available Lots for the 2017 Lottery

By   |  March 14, 2017

Saturday, March 18 is the Seasonal Camper Lottery!

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Ohio Boating Education Course

By   |  January 20, 2017

If you were born on or after January 1, 1982 Ohio law requires that you complete an approved boating safety education course to operate any powered watercraft greater than 10hp

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Water Quality Test Results Available On-line

June 24, 2016

For the benefit of the millions of people who use the MWCD facilities each year a variety of testing is conducted in order to monitor the water quality of the MWCD lakes.

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Park and Marina Capital Improvement Plan Frequently Asked Questions

June 18, 2015

Planning for park and marina improvements is well underway. A list of frequently asked questions has been compiled to answer guest inquiries.

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Anglers looking for better places to fish at Tappan Lake?

May 28, 2015

Christmas trees were recycled into fish concentration devices this past year by the ODNR Division of Wildlife.

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Keywords: fish, fishing, tappan lake

Updates to the Lottery for Seasonal Camping

By   |  January 12, 2015

All lotteries for seasonal camping at MWCD facilities will be March 21, 2015

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Geophysical survey underway at Tappan Lake

December 30, 2014

Many people have noticed some activity at Tappan lake and are wondering what's happening.

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2015 Camping Season is Closer Than You Think

December 17, 2014

Lottery Changes, Payment Deadlines

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Progress Update for the MWCD Master Plan

November 24, 2014

Progress continues on the $160-million master plan which was designed to address major upgrades and deferred maintenance needs at recreational facilities and marinas.

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Fishing Tournament Registration opens on Monday, November 3rd for 2015 Season

October 29, 2014

Registration for fishing tournaments and marine events for the 2015 season begins Monday, November 3, 2014.

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Off Season Camping

October 11, 2014

Procedures for Obtaining an Off Season Camping Permit

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Going Batty

September 24, 2014

What are those strange looking bird houses? This summer, campers who participated in our nature programs constructed 15 bat houses for the park.

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Season Wrap Up

September 4, 2014

Thank you for a great season. Looking forward to this fall and next year!

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Get Campsite Now for Fireworks!

March 20, 2014

There’s nothing quite like fireworks in the skies over Tappan Lake Park during the Fourth of July holiday. The park’s annual holiday fireworks show is scheduled at dusk on July 5 ...

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New Website Launched

March 12, 2014

Information about Tappan Lake Park has never been easier to find than today. The park has launched its own website with plenty of features designed to provide updates and more ...

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