OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Portions of a $35 million state parks and recreation areas project between Omaha and Lincoln are expected to open in the spring.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs park officials have decided to treat most of the city's ash trees to protect them from the invading insect known as the emerald ash borer.

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Construction is scheduled to begin next spring on phase two of Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park in Council Bluffs.

Public meeting Tuesday on plans for Omaha's Hanscom Park

Oct 13, 2015

A public meeting is set for this evening to discuss a master plan for Omaha’s oldest city park.

Part of Fairmount Park reopens in Council Bluffs

Oct 13, 2015

Work on phase one of Council Bluffs’ Fairmount Park is nearly complete.

$1 million renovation planned for Council Bluffs park

Nov 21, 2014

Council Bluffs plans to do a $1 million renovation of Fairmount Park.

Council Bluffs park on national list of great public spaces

Oct 17, 2014

Council Bluffs’ Bayliss Park has been named to a national list of Great Public Spaces.

A second Omaha park will have a playground that’s fully accessible for children and adults with disabilities.

Omaha gets favorable rating for parks

Jun 3, 2014

Omaha ranks 12th among 60 U.S. cities when it comes to parks.

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would do away with park permit requirements for Nebraskans, but replace it with an additional fee.

Encouraging kids to be more fit is one of the City of Omaha’s goals.  With more, here’s Cheril Lee...

Omaha one of eight recipients of Great American Trails Grant

Aug 14, 2012

The Omaha Parks Foundation has received a $15,000 Great American Trails Grant.

The design and restoration of Omaha’s historic boulevards system is the subject of a public meeting Thursday.

Omaha Parks and Recreation has scheduled a 6pm meeting at the Elmwood Park Pavilion on the historic parks and boulevards master plan. Pat Slaven of Omaha Parks and Rec says public input will guide the development of the plan’s design, restoration, and enhancement initiatives.

Omaha, NE – The City of Omaha's Parks and Recreation Department is holding two summer employment job fairs on Wednesday.

Bob Baber is the city's Golf Manager. He says the parks and recreation department is hiring for all areas in the department, including aquatics, park maintenance, golf courses and concessions.