Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Mill Creek MetroParks presents Jewels of Winter orchid exhibit

Mill Creek MetroParks will host Jewels of Winter, a celebration and display of orchids, at Fellows Riverside Gardens during normal hours of operation from Tuesday (Jan. 28) through March 1. Fellows Riverside Gardens is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. This year’s theme will showcase orchids as highly sought-after, Victorian-era jewels. Hundreds of orchids… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks presents Jewels of Winter orchid exhibit

Mill Creek MetroParks presents Jewels of Winter Orchid Exhibit

Mill Creek MetroParks will be hosting the Jewels of Winter, a wonderful celebration and display of orchids at Fellows Riverside Gardens during their normal hours of operation January 28 – March 1, 2020. This year’s theme will showcase orchids as highly sought after Victorian era jewels. At one time, orchids were so rare in cultivation… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks presents Jewels of Winter Orchid Exhibit

MetroParks seeks applications for Citizens Advisory Committees

Mill Creek MetroParks is seeking applicants to fill various positions on the newly reauthorized Citizens Advisory Committees, which will operate in an advisory capacity to the MetroParks Board of Commissioners. Mahoning County residents representing a variety of interests in natural resources, recreation, education and finance are urged to apply. For more information or to apply,… Continue Reading MetroParks seeks applications for Citizens Advisory Committees

Ford Nature Center to be closed for 2 years starting Feb. 1

Mill Creek MetroParks is temporarily closing the Ford Nature Center beginning Feb. 1 to begin a redevelopment project. The project is expected to take up to 24 months to complete, with an anticipated reopening schedule of spring or summer 2022. “We are thrilled to be able to announce the start of such a highly anticipated… Continue Reading Ford Nature Center to be closed for 2 years starting Feb. 1

Ford Nature Center to close for remodeling in February

Ford Nature Center is set to temporarily close for renovations beginning in February. Mill Creek MetroParks representatives say the closure marks the start of the Center’s Redevelopment Project. The project is expected to take up to two years to complete. MetroPark officials expect to reopen Ford Nature Center in the Spring or Summer of 2022.… Continue Reading Ford Nature Center to close for remodeling in February

Ford Nature Center in Youngstown to close for renovations

The popular Ford Nature Center at Mill Creek MetroParks is closing temporarily for renovations. The center will close Saturday, Feb. 1 to begin construction on the Ford Nature Center Redevelopment Project. The $3 million project will include the construction of “21st-century” classrooms, learning labs, exhibits and outdoor features. The redevelopment will help the center become… Continue Reading Ford Nature Center in Youngstown to close for renovations

Ford Nature Center Scheduled to Close for Renovations

Mill Creek MetroParks is announcing the temporary closure of the Ford Nature Center beginning Saturday, February 1, 2020. The closure marks the official start to the Ford Nature Center Redevelopment Project. In total, the project is expected to take up to twenty-four months to complete with an anticipated reopening schedule of Spring/Summer 2022. “We are… Continue Reading Ford Nature Center Scheduled to Close for Renovations

Valley students collaborate on Unity Through Nature art project

Aspiring artists from several Mahoning Valley school districts and Youngstown State University have joined Youngstown City School District students in this year’s Visual and Performing Arts Unity Project. Unity Through Nature is the theme for this year’s project, which involves students from each YCSD school as well as those from YSU, Boardman, Liberty, Austintown, Poland,… Continue Reading Valley students collaborate on Unity Through Nature art project

Notice of January Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, January 13, 2020, at 6 p.m. in McMahon Hall, at the MetroParks Farm, on Rt. 46 in Canfield. The agenda will be available on the website after 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting.