Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Vision for Ford Nature Center coming to life

Peering into the Ford Nature Center, it doesn’t look the way patrons may remember. Exposed wood and brick, with floorways covered with dust, are now the norm as it undergoes redevelopment. “We’re just excited about it. It’s been a really fast spring and summer as far as work here,” said Chris Litton, director of development… Continue Reading Vision for Ford Nature Center coming to life

Mill Creek MetroParks accepting applications for farm leases

Mill Creek MetroParks is accepting proposals for farming operations at the MetroParks Farm. Proposals are due by noon Sept. 28. Copies of the required lease agreement forms can be acquired by contacting Aaron Young, executive director, at 330-702-3000 or aaron@millcreekmetroparks.org. Submitted proposals must include the following: A completed farm lease agreement; including proposed price per acre;… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks accepting applications for farm leases

Want to farm at MetroParks? Now is your chance

Mill Creek MetroParks is accepting proposals for leasing the farming operations at the MetroParks Farm located in Canfield.  Anyone interested in submitting a proposal to lease the land should do so by September 28 by noon. The current lease with Less and Less Farms is about to expire, and the leasing rights are available for those… Continue Reading Want to farm at MetroParks? Now is your chance

Mill Creek accepting proposals to lease land at MetroParks Farm

Mill Creek MetroParks is accepting proposals to farm its land in Canfield. It is 140 acres located around the MetroParks’ offices on Route 46, across from the fairgrounds. The current lease with Less and Less Farms expires this year. Executive Director Aaron Young says other farmers have expressed interest in the lease, so they decided… Continue Reading Mill Creek accepting proposals to lease land at MetroParks Farm

Mill Creek MetroParks Accepting Proposals for 2021-2023 MetroParks Farm Lease

Mill Creek MetroParks is now accepting proposals for farming operations at the MetroParks Farm located in Canfield, Ohio.  Proposals are due by 12:00 pm, Noon on Monday, September 28, 2020.  Copies of the required lease agreement forms can be acquired by contacting Aaron Young, Executive Director at 330-702-3000 or aaron@millcreekmetroparks.org . Submitted proposals must include… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks Accepting Proposals for 2021-2023 MetroParks Farm Lease

YSU Army ROTC Training to take place at McGuffey Wildlife Preserve

The YSU Army ROTC will be performing training exercises on Thursdays from August 27 – November 19, 2020 at the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve in Coitsville Township. On each Thursday, training will begin at approximately 2:00 p.m. and conclude at approximately 6:00 p.m. Members will be in uniform and government vans will be on site.  … Continue Reading YSU Army ROTC Training to take place at McGuffey Wildlife Preserve

Mill Creek Park police issuing out citations for violators of ‘road closed’ barriers

A man and his two friends were cited for walking through a “road closed” barrier in Mill Creek Park on Sunday. Youngstown’s Brett Wilson said they were walking through the southern barrier of the closed stretch of Mill Creek Park’s E. Newport Drive. It came with a $150 fine — $70 in court costs. “I… Continue Reading Mill Creek Park police issuing out citations for violators of ‘road closed’ barriers