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Birding the Sanctuary

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Birding the Sanctuary

When: Saturday, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: Enjoy a bird walk at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary led by Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 West Calla Road, Beaver Township.

Details: Registration required by today at Ford Nature Center. Space limited. Boots required. Moderate difficulty, 1.25 miles.

Cost: Free

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

LOCAL FLAVOR

When: Monday, 6-8 p.m.

What: Tour of Urban Farms & Community Gardens. Join OSU Extension staff and master gardener volunteers to learn about growing vegetables.

Where: Taft Grows Green 4-H Club Garden, 721 Avondale Ave., Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: Visit http://go.osu.edu/localflavor2017 or call 330-533-5538.

Good Bugs vs. Bad Bugs

When: Monday, 9:30 a.m.-noon

What: What kind of bugs do you have in your garden? Learn which are helpful,

Where: OSU Extension, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield

Details: $15 includes refreshments and handouts

Info: Visit http://go.osu.edu/findthegoodones

O.W.L.S., A Trip Back in Time

When: Monday, 10 a.m. to noon

What: Join the Older Wiser Limber Seniors for short presentation on the history of the park’s most iconic feature, with time for discussion and socializing.

Where: Lanterman’s Mill, 1001 Canfield Road.

Cost: $1 at the door.

Details: Coffee or tea included. Registration requested.

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

Garden Fair

When: Wednesday, 5-7 p.m.

What: Join Trumbull County master gardener volunteers for educational program in the garden.

Where: OSU Extension, 520 W. Main St., Cortland.

Cost: Free

Details: Bring a lawnchair.

Info: Call 330-638-6783

Sprout Club

When: Next Thursday, 1-2 p.m.

What: Learn about the amazing world of plants with topics that include symbols of Ohio, wheat and The Little Red Hen, and pasta.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown

Details: For age 3-5, plus adult. Each class includes an activity and snack. Attend all three classes and receive a plant-related prize.

Cost: $15/series; $7/class

Early Summer Morning Kayak

When: July 22, 8-10 a.m.

What: Savor the quiet of early morning on the water plus sights and sounds of nature paddling around scenic Lake Newport and wetlands.

Where: East Newport Boat Launch, East Newport Drive, Youngstown.

Cost: $12 Mahoning County residents, $15 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Details: Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by July 21. Age restrictions apply.

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