Under the direction of Marvin Olinsky (1987-2001), MetroParks had made inroads into new areas and established a foundation for its role in the next century through the “Parks 2000″ and “Parks 21″ plans. Learn more at metroparks.org/history.
Jean Woodhull became instrumental in organizing the Save Open Space Committee in the early 1960′s that ultimately became the park district known as Five Rivers MetroParks. Learn more at metroparks.org/history.
In 1967, Dane W. Mutter joined the park district (MetroParks) after working as a director of the Aullwood Audubon Center's Children's farm and as a local agricultural extension agent. Dane grew with the park district through the late 1980's, ultimately becoming the assistant director. Learn more at metroparks.org/history.