Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Trumbull and Mill Creek Metroparks receive funding for improvements

Two local parks benefited from the $19.2 million in project funding doled out by the Ohio Public Works Commission this week. Trumbull County MetroParks has been awarded $449,358 for improvements to the Champion Wetland Connector property, and the Mill Creek MetroParks is receiving $150,000 for Wildlife Sanctuary expansion improvements, according to an OPWC news release. […]

When e-bikes are coming to Mill Creek

Electric bikes are gaining popularity in the Valley and a program called Cruise the Creek is expanding its operations into Mill Creek to fulfill the need. However many have raised questions about the environmentally-friendly alternative and how it works. “Get on an e-bike before you make a judgment call about it,” Cruise the Creek operator […]

Children’s garden vision grows

The seeds that have been planted to redevelop a large children’s garden in one of Mill Creek MetroParks’ most popular destinations are beginning to bear ripe fruit — one donor at a time. “The board and members of Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens were captivated by the plans for transforming the northwest corner of Fellows […]

‘Everything Eclipse’ Lecture at MetroParks Farm

Mill Creek MetroParks will present “Everything Eclipse with Planetarium Engineer Curt Spivey” at 1 p.m. March 23. The hourlong lecture will take place in McMahon Hall on the MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road. Participants will learn about the April 8 solar eclipse, which will be visible throughout northeastern Ohio. Tips will include where to go […]