Birding McGuffey Wildlife Preserve


Birding McGuffey Wildlife Preserve

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

What: Join us as we search for birds at the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve with Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited.

Where: McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, 4448 McGuffey Road, Coitsville Township.

Cost: Free

Details: Moderate difficulty, 1 mile.

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

Bluebells & More

When: Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

What: Poland Municipal Forest (Poland Woods) features the best array of spring wildflowers in our area. Join our stroll through a carpet of Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) sprinkled with other charming beauties.

Where: Poland Municipal Forest, College Street lot, Poland.

Cost: Free

Details: Easy difficulty, 2 miles.

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

Whimsical Fairy House

When: Tuesday, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

What: Do you have fairies in your garden? Lynn Cardwell will teach students how to construct a stoneware clay fairy house for their garden. The work will be glazed, fired and ready to pick up in about five weeks.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $32; FFRG, $28

Details: Register/pay by Sunday.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Children’s Nature Hour, Colors of the Rainbow

When: Next Thursday, 10 to 11 a.m.

What: May is a month of colors! Join us as we look high and low searching for colors of the rainbow. Outside fun, a story and craft are part of the discovery.

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

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

Details: Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by Tuesday. For kids age 3 to 5 plus adult.

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

Creativity Hike: Crafting for Mom

When: May 13, 10 a.m. to noon

What: Join Arika Preas for two nature-inspired Pinterest crafts, as well as a short hike to get inspired.

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

Cost: $3 for Mahoning County residents, $5 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Details: Moderate difficulty, 1.75 miles. Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by Wednesday.

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

Spring Plant Sale

When: Next Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. , member’s sale.; May 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May 13, 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.

What: Unique, high-quality plants for the home garden will be available at this annual plant sale, along with advice and gardening tips from experts. Wide selection of perennials, annuals, herbs, non-gmo vegetables, hanging baskets, and more.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Info: Call 330-740-7116

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