Hike With a Naturalist


Hike With a Naturalist

When: Saturday, 9-11 a.m.

What: Discover this often hidden nature preserve with a naturalist as a guide.

Where: Vickers Nature Preserve, 9260 Akron-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Cost: Free

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107

Recreational Hike

When: Wednesday, 9 a.m.

What: Join our volunteer-led recreational hike.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Details: Moderate difficulty, 2 or 4 miles. Walk at your own pace.

Info: Call the center at 330-740-7107

Tales For Tots: Raccoons

When: Sept. 8, 10-11 a.m.

What: Learn about these nocturnal, ring-tailed bandits through a story and fun activities.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Cost: $4 for Mahoning County residents, $6 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Details: For kids age 2 to 3 plus adult. Register/pay by Wednesday.

Info: Call the center at 330-740-7107.

Men’s Garden Club Talk

When: Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.

What: The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown invites you to their general meeting.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Details: Drop-in.

Info: 330-740-7116

Coyotes

When: Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-noon.

What: Soil & Water Conservation Service Educator Jason Reynolds will be at the Wildlife Education Center to give facts and fiction about coyotes.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Traveling Naturalist

When: Sept. 9, noon to 2 p.m.

What: See what naturalist Marilyn Williams has on display and learn about the area’s wildlife and history.

Where: Lily Pond Parking Area on Birch Hill Drive, off McCollum Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107.

Scavenger Hunt

When: Sept. 9, 3-5 p.m.

What: Join us for a nature scavenger hunt.

Where: Newport Wetlands Parking Area on West Newport Drive, Boardman.

Cost: Free

Details: Use your camera or phone to record your findings and share your discoveries.

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107.

Sunset at the Farm

When: Sept. 23, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

What: Watch the sunset as you enjoy family fun activities: music around the campfire, roast marshmallows, explore the barns and corn maze, play old-fashioned games; take a tractor-wagon ride.

Where: MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Cost: Most activities are free.

Info: Call the farm at 330-533-7572.

More like this from vindy.com

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.