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Introduction to Geocaching- Scout program for ages 6 and up

Do you like the challenge of trying to locate hidden treasures? Experience geocaching a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GPS-enabled devices. Join us to try your hand at Geocaching and discover Stan Hywet’s magnificent grounds. Program may meet some of the scout requirements for Geocaching. House and grounds […]

MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

September 3, 2019 12:00 pm - September 22, 2019 04:00 pm

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Enjoy the changing of Summer to Fall in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay in advance at Wick Recreation Area, 330.740.7114 ext. 282. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

Tree Survey Hike

Tree Survey Hike

September 4, 2019 06:00 pm - September 4, 2019 08:00 pm

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Take part in a citizen science hike where we’ll identify, photograph and measure the oldest/largest trees in Mill Creek Park. Ever wonder what is the most common species of tree in the park? Or how about the oldest tree in the park? What about the most unusual tree? These are some of the questions we […]

Men’s Garden Club Talk

Men’s Garden Club Talk

September 4, 2019 07:00 pm - September 4, 2019 08:00 pm

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The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown invites you to attend their general meeting which includes topics by local and regional speakers on horticulture and nature. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details, 330.740.7116. Drop-in. Free.

Traveling Naturalist

Traveling Naturalist

September 7, 2019 01:00 pm - September 7, 2019 03:00 pm

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While enjoying your day in the park stop by the Lily Pond to chat with a naturalist about the different plants and wildlife you may see. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330-740-7116 for details.

Sunday Afternoon Along Yellow Creek

Sunday Afternoon Along Yellow Creek

September 8, 2019 02:00 pm - September 8, 2019 04:00 pm

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Enjoy a September Sunday afternoon hiking along Yellow Creek with Naturalist Marilyn Williams. We’ll look at and listen to nature along the way. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details, 330.740.7116. Moderate, 2 mi.

Recreational Hikes

Recreational Hikes

September 11, 2019 09:00 am - September 25, 2019 07:00 pm

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Call Wick Recreation Area for details. 9/11| 9 – 10 am | Meet at East Newport Dr. Boat Launch Parking Lot. Moderate, 1 or 3 mi. 9/17 | 6 -7 pm | Meet at Lily Pond Parking Lot. Moderate foot trails. 3 mi. 9/25 | 9 – 10 | Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at […]

Naturalist Series: Growing Caterpillars: A Tale of Birds, Plants, and Conservation

There are perhaps 3,000 species of moths in Ohio, and approximately 140 butterfly species. The conspicuous and often showy winged adults are but the short-lived finale of a four stage life cycle: egg, pupa, caterpillar, and adult. It’s caterpillars that make much of the natural world go around, and countless billions become food for other […]

How to Hike at Night

How to Hike at Night

September 13, 2019 08:00 pm - September 13, 2019 09:30 pm

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Afraid of the dark? You won’t be after this hike! Join Naturalist Emily to learn the ins and outs of hiking at night. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details, 330.740.7116. Moderate, 2.5 mi.

Fall Arrangement

Fall Arrangement

September 17, 2019 06:30 pm - September 17, 2019 08:30 pm

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Welcome Autumn by creating a live botanical arrangement with Judy Stanislaw. You will use a combination fall botanicals and hues of the season. Register/pay by 9/15, call 330.740.7116. $26 R; $28 NR