Chickadee Feeding


Chickadee Feeding

When: Today, 9 to 11 a.m.

What: Black-capped chickadees are inquisitive birds that can be coaxed into landing on your hand – especially if you tempt them with food. Learn more about these incredible songbirds with a naturalist. We’ll provide the birdseed if you provide the hands.

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

Cost: Free

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

NATURALIST CHAT

When: Today, 1 to 3 p.m.

What: Stop by the nature center to chat with a naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks.

Where: Ford Nature Center

Cost: Free

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

WINTER WONDERLAND

When: Sunday, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

What: Join Naturalist Salam Farhan for a hike through the woods to explore the outdoors and appreciate the beauty of winter. Dress for the weather; waterproof shoes or boots recommended. Easy, 1.4 miles.

Where: Hitchcock Woods, 8156 Deerpath Drive, Boardman

Cost: Free

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

COHASSET HIKE

When: Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

What: Join Naturalist Arika Preas on the maiden voyage for this series of programs designed for women of all ages. Lake Cohasset supposedly means “Place of Pines/Hemlocks.” Come find out why. Easy, 2.5 miles.

Where: Ford Nature Center

Cost: Free

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

THE SNOW MOON

When: Monday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

What: We’ll hope to crunch the cold crunchy stuff as we walk along Lake Cohasset – scenic day or night. Wear sturdy shoes. Moderate, 2 miles.

Where: Ford Nature Center

Cost: Free

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

STARTING SEEDS

When: Jan. 28, 9:30 a.m. to noon

What: It may be cold outside, but you can still start to think about starting your seeds. A good start to life is key to the success of any plant, so join us to learn how to start those seeds. Speaker will be Peg Zeleznik, master gardener volunteer

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

Cost: $15 per person includes refreshments, handouts and giveaways

Details: Register ASAP. Seating is limited

Contact: 330-533-5538

PICTURE PERFECT

When: Sunday, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

What: Photography contest sponsored by Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center. The center’s photo contest organizer and a photography judge will give you the basic information, tips and tricks to entering photos in local photography shows.

Where: 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

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