(Youngstown, Ohio) The lecture, Beyond Beauty: Magnolias Around the World, will be held at Fellows Riverside Gardens on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Magnolias are among the most recognizable, ornamental flowering trees in the world. In addition to beauty, their primitive origins, unique ecological interactions, and conservation value render them […]
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The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2019, 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. The […]
The YSU Army ROTC will be performing training exercises on March 7, 21, 28 and April 5, 2019 at the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve in Coitsville Township. On each scheduled date, training will begin at approximately 3:00 p.m. and conclude at approximately 4:30 p.m. Members will be in uniform and 2 – 3 government vans will […]
Dog owners had the chance to celebrate a holiday and walk their dog at the same time on Sunday. Mardi Paws started at the Ford Nature Center in Mill Creek Park. The walk lasted for two miles. A dog owner, Debbie Mozzy says it’s a good opportunity to meet other people and their dogs. “It lets […]
The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019, 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.
Spring feels particularly distant this week as low temperatures hit the Valley, but a kaleidoscope of color is in bloom at Mill Creek MetroParks. The annual orchid show, Jewels of Winter, opened Tuesday inside Fellows Riverside Gardens. “It’s always nice this time of year to see color. People come here to the gardens to see […]
Mill Creek Park hosted its monthly Sprout Club meeting on Dec. 13. Park educator Lynn Zocolo ran the event, with a mad science theme. “We are doing science experiments,” Zocolo said. “If they get a little dirty, that’s even better.” Sprout Club is a program for preschool-age students, with themes changing month to month. For […]
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 29 – March 3, 2019. This year’s theme will showcase orchids interspersed among Valley artifacts, paying homage to its industrialist roots. Orchids are the crown jewels of […]
Mill Creek MetroParks planning and operations director Steve Avery presented the park’s capital improvement plan for 2019 at the board’s Monday meeting. The plan is expected to cost $5.36 million, with grant money comprising at least $1.18 million of the total. The plan’s largest project is the redevelopment of the Ford Nature Center, which is […]
Students from Trumbull and Mahoning County schools and area colleges are coming together in unity as part of a “Unity Project”designed to not only showcase students’ artistic talents but share a message of building a better community and world. The Unity Project with the theme “UNITE! Dream to build a better community, a better World” is being displayed […]