This documentary is a look at five park and refuge areas in Northwest and West Central Ohio. Managers talk about the attractions, wildlife, plant life and history of each park or park district. Some of the guests answer the question, "Why are parks important?" The following are the parks and refuges highlighted.
- Kendrick Woods and the McLean Teddy Bear Park of the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District in and around Lima.
- Goll Woods Nature Preserve near Archbold.
- Oakwoods Nature Preserve and Litzenberg Memorial Woods of the Hancock Park District in and around Findlay.
- Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area near Upper Sandusky
- Wintergarden Park/St. Johns Nature Preserve in Bowling Green
- Cricket Frog Cove of the Wood County Park District near Bowling Green
- Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge along Lake Erie between Oak Harbor and Port Clinton
Kevin Haver, director, Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District Sue Fowler, Volunteer, Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District Ryan Schroeder, Northwest District Preserve Manager, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Ron Dilbone, Volunteer, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Tim Brugeman, Director, Hancock Park District Margie Stateler, Visitor Service Manager, Hancock Park District Scott Butterworth, Wildlife Management Supervisor, Ohio Division of Wildlife Cinda Stutzman, Natural Resource Specialist, City of Bowling Green Neil Munger, Director, Wood County Park District Mitch Miller/Adessa Miller, Campers at Cricket Frog Cove Doug Brewer, Wildlife Manager, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge