Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Donation will help preserve park forever

Tens of thousands of readers must have perused The Vindicator’s Nov. 23 front-page story detailing the importance of endowments that help fund noteworthy Mill Creek MetroParks icons, assisting in their upkeep and even their existence. “Icons abound while driving through Mill Creek MetroParks,” read the lead of the story, written by Vindicator reporter Ashley Fox.… Continue Reading Donation will help preserve park forever

YSU Army ROTC Training to take place at McGuffey Wildlife Preserve

The YSU Army ROTC will be performing training exercises on Thursdays from January 21 – April 22, 2021 at the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve in Coitsville Township. On each Thursday, training will begin at approximately 2:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m. Members will be in uniform and government vans will be on site. In… Continue Reading YSU Army ROTC Training to take place at McGuffey Wildlife Preserve

Anonymous donor gifts Mill Creek MetroParks $750K

Mill Creek MetroParks has received what’s being called a “transformational” gift. An anonymous Mahoning Valley donor has gifted the park $750,000. The gift is unrestricted, which means it is given for any purpose. A portion of the funding will help complete the financing for the Ford Nature Center Redevelopment Project, a revitalization project with a price… Continue Reading Anonymous donor gifts Mill Creek MetroParks $750K

Mill Creek Park Nature Center gets ‘transformational gift’

Mill Creek MetroParks has received what’s being called a “transformational” gift. An anonymous Mahoning Valley donor has gifted the park $750,000, said Chris Litton, development director. “It is transformational from the standpoint of what it allows us to do in 2021,” Litton said. What prompted the large gift was a Nov. 23, 2020, article in… Continue Reading Mill Creek Park Nature Center gets ‘transformational gift’

Mill Creek Parks extend closures

Mill Creek MetroParks will extend its closures until at least mid-April 2021. All previously scheduled programs, tours, events, lectures and indoor facility rentals are canceled until the park board’s April 12 meeting. In the event a registration fee or rental fee was paid, a full refund will be processed. The closures include MetroParks Farm Education… Continue Reading Mill Creek Parks extend closures

Mill Creek MetroParks extends cancellations, closures into April

Mill Creek MetroParks is extending the cancellations of all previously scheduled programs, tours, events, lectures and indoor facility rentals until a board meeting scheduled for April 12, 2021. If a registration or rental fee was paid, a full refund will be processed. The following Mill Creek MetroParks locations will remain closed: MetroParks Farm Education Building… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks extends cancellations, closures into April

Mill Creek MetroParks extends some closures into April 2021

Mill Creek MetroParks has announced an extension of some cancellations and closures into April 2021. According to the release, the decision to keep various buildings closed follows recommendations from the Governor’s Office, the Ohio Department of Public Health and the CDC. The following MetroParks locations will be closed to the public through April 12, 2021:… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks extends some closures into April 2021

Mill Creek MetroParks Extends Cancellations and Closures into April 2021

In support of the recommendations from the Governor’s Office, the Ohio Department of Public Health and the Center for Disease Control regarding the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus and to protect the health, safety and welfare of our employees, volunteers and visitors, Mill Creek MetroParks is extending the cancellations of all previously scheduled programs,… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks Extends Cancellations and Closures into April 2021