News & Events

June 14, 2017

African American Wellness Walk set for June 17

Mahogany’s Child / Premier Health Partners will present the African American Wellness Walk on Saturday, June 17, from 7:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton. For more information, contact Lakesha Walder, (937) 269-4006.


June 9, 2017

May rainfall above average

May delivered an average of 6.36 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 1.69 inches above average for the month. The high station was Collinsville (8.72 inches), and the low station was Dayton (4.50 inches). As of the end of May, total 2017 precipitation stood at 20.45 inches which is 3.89 inches …Read More


June 8, 2017

Oy Vey 5K set for Sunday

Temple Israel’s 3rd annual Oy Vey 5K is set for Sunday, June 11, at the Jewish Cultural Festival. The race begins at 10:30 a.m. Click for a link to the event.


June 7, 2017

MCD Board of Directors meeting June 21

The next meeting of the MCD Board of Directors will be on Wednesday, June 21, at Smiths’ Boathouse, 439 N. Elm Street in Troy. The work session will begin at 10 a.m., with the regular meeting at 1 p.m.


June 2, 2017

Strawberry Festival June 3 and 4

Come and enjoy all things strawberry. From strawberry burritos to strawberry doughnuts, you’ll find it at Troy’s annual Strawberry Festival.


May 15, 2017

Optimus 5K Run/Walk/Roll May 20

The Optimus 5K Run/Walk/Roll is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at Eastwood Park along the Mad River Bikeway. For more information, contact Kelsey Holden at kholden@optimusprosthetics.com.



May 9, 2017

April precipitation

April brought an average of 4.28 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 0.46 inches above the monthly average. The high station was Englewood Dam (5.67 inches), and the low station was Lockington Dam (2.98 inches). As of the end of April, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 14.09 inches of …Read More


May 4, 2017

Walk! Downtown Dayton set for May 17

Walk! Downtown Dayton is set for Wednesday, May 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at RiverScape MetroPark. Presented by Dayton & Montgomery County Public Health.


May 1, 2017

Test Your Well event May 18 at Carlisle High School

Have your well water tested for nitrate, nitrite and iron for FREE at the TEST YOUR WELL event on Thursday, May 18, from 4:30 to 6:30 at Carlisle High School, 250 Jamaica Road in Carlisle. The first 40 RSVPs are guaranteed free copper, lead and arsenic testing, too. Learn more


April 28, 2017

Troy Strawberry Festival June 3-4

The 2017 Troy Strawberry Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4. The festival will be held along the left bank of the Great Miami River between the Adams Street and Market Street bridges. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 3, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 4.
Troy Strawberry Festival website


April 20, 2017

Use extra caution on Great Miami Trail near RiverScape

Great Miami River trail users in Dayton should use caution near RiverScape MetroPark. The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) is repairing a stone wall along the levee behind the Dayton fire station at Main Street and Monument Avenue. The stone wall, which dates back to as early as the 1890s, is bulging. A concrete retaining wall …Read More


April 10, 2017

March precipitation

March brought an average of 4.82 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 1.68 inches above average for the month. The high station was Collinsville (6.75 inches), and the low station was Fort Loramie (3.11 inches). As of March 31, the Great Miami River Watershed has received 9.81 inches of precipitation in …Read More


March 28, 2017

MCD seeks Great Miami Riverway Coordinator

The Miami Conservancy District is seeking professional staff to serve as the Great Miami Riverway Coordinator. This new staff position will work with a coalition of local agencies to manage the Great Miami Riverway Placemaking Initiative. The goals of the Great Miami Riverway Placemaking Initiative are to develop and implement ongoing marketing, planning, and programming …Read More