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840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
330.740.7107

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January 2019

The Snow Moon

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

We’ll hope to crunch the cold crunchy stuff as we walk along Lake Cohasset—scenic day or night. Wear sturdy shoes. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details. Moderate, 2 mi.

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Hand Feed A Chickadee

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Black-capped Chickadees are inquisitive birds that can be coaxed into landing on your hand - especially if you tempt them with food. Learn more about these incredible songbirds with a Naturalist. We’ll provide the birdseed if you provide the hands. Call Ford Nature Center for details at 330.740.7107.

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Chat with a Naturalist

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by the nature center to chat with a Naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks. Feel free to bring questions! Call Ford Nature Center for details, 330.740.7107.

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Winter Walk

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Get outside and enjoy a walk in the winter on the East Cohasset Hike and Bike Trail. Breathe in the crisp cool air, take in the sights, and listen to the sounds breaking the calmness of winter with Naturalist Nick Parish. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details. Moderate, 2 mi.

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February 2019

Chat with a Naturalist

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by the Nature Center to chat with a Naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks. Feel free to bring questions! Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details.

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Little Explorers Club: Tracks

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5

Ages 3-6, plus adult. Join the club as we explore and enjoy the wonders of winter! In February, we will discover whose track is that. Story, craft and outdoor adventure included. Register/pay by 2/5, call 330.740.7107. $5/class

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Photo Clique: “Still Green” Photo Walk

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Join us for an exciting walk along the east side of Lake Cohasset, where there is some excellent scenery that survives and stays green during the winter months. When you pair this with the winter weather you get a great photo opportunity. Naturalist Nick Parish will add interpretation on why certain plans, shrubs, and trees stay green during the winter, and what it takes for them to survive during these cold months. The walk will provide you with some great…

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Chat with a Naturalist

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by the Nature Center to chat with a Naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks. Feel free to bring questions! Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details.

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Tales for Tots: Best in Snow

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$4 – $6

Ages 2-3, plus adult. Let’s enjoy the season by celebrating snow! We’ll read “The Best in Snow” by April Pulley Sayre, then go outside to enjoy our winter wonderland. Register/pay by 2/13, call 330.740.7107. $4 R; $6 NR

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Coffee with the Birds

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

This weekend is the 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count! We’ll be warm inside as we watch our feathered friends at the feeders with Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited. Coffee and tea are provided, please bring your favorite mug. Limited space. Register by 2/15, call 330.740.7107.

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Coffee with the Birds

February 16 @ 8:45 am - 9:30 am
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:45am

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

This weekend is the 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count! We’ll be warm inside as we watch our feathered friends at the feeders with Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited. Coffee and tea are provided, please bring your favorite mug. Limited space. Register by 2/15, call 330.740.7107.

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Presidents’ Day Weekend Scavenger Hunt

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by this holiday weekend and look for 20 images of our national bird, the Bald Eagle, hidden throughout Ford Nature Center. Then visit our lakes and search for this national symbol. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details.

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Chat with a Naturalist

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by the Nature Center to chat with a Naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks. Feel free to bring questions! Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details.

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Presidents’ Day Weekend Scavenger Hunt

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by this holiday weekend and look for 20 images of our national bird, the Bald Eagle, hidden throughout Ford Nature Center. Then visit our lakes and search for this national symbol. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details.

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Chat with a Naturalist

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Stop by the Nature Center to chat with a Naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks. Feel free to bring questions! Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details.

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