Tales for Tots: Gobble, gobble!


Tales for Tots: Gobble, gobble!

When: Friday, 10-11 a.m.

What: Join us as we discover wild turkeys through a story, hike and more.

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

Cost: $4 Mahoning County residents; $6, NR

Details: Ages 2-3, plus adult.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

Calling All Turkeys

When: Saturday, noon–4 p.m.

What: Enjoy this November afternoon hiking and looking for wild turkeys.

Where: Ford Nature Center

Cost: Free

Details: Moderate difficulty, 2 miles.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

Selling Timber – Know Your Stuff

When: Next Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

What: Timber sales should be well planned for both the environment, the future of the forest and your family’s sustainability on the land. Learn the right marketing methods with Kathy Smith, past ODNR forester and current OSU Extension forestry program director.

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

Cost: $5 per person.

Details: Register by calling 330-533-5538.

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

Birding the Sanctuary

When: Nov. 17, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: What birds will you see this time of year? Find out with Jeff Harvey on this early morning hike at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Boots required. Moderate difficulty, 1.25 miles. Space limited; registration required by Nov. 15 at Ford Nature Center.

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

Botanical Mornings

When: Nov. 16, 9-10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of seasons at Fellows Riverside Gardens with Lynn Zocolo. Then enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea in Kravitz’s Garden Cafe.

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

Cost: $5

Details: Register, pay by Wednesday.

Info: 330.740.7116

Chat with a Naturalist

When: Nov. 17, noon to 2:30 p.m.

What: Chat with a naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological (plant and animal life cycle) happenings at Mill Creek MetroParks.

Where: Ford Nature Center.

Cost: Free

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

Garden Art: Holiday Containers

When: Nov. 26, 1-3 p.m.

What: Turn outdoor containers into holiday masterpieces. We’ll provide greenery, berries and other cuttings. Bring up to a 12-inch pot filled with soil. Cut off plants, and do not dig so design stays in place.

Where: OSU Extension Office.

Cost: $20 per person.

Details: Visit http://go.osu.edu/holidaycontainers. Register ASAP as seating is limited.

Info: Call 330-533-5538.

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