River Cleanup in Girard

The Friends of the Mahoning River conducted a cleanup at both the Girard canoe and kayak launch as well as at the Girard dam. A large mound of trash was removed at both sites by volunteers including the whole backseat from a van. Thanks to these volunteers the trash will not end up in the … Continue reading River Cleanup in Girard

Kayaking lesson

Kayak Paddling & Safety Lesson(Beginner and Intermediate Level)(Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Mahoning River and the Ohio Dept. of Natural ResourcesSunday, June 5th., 12:30-2:00 or 2:00 - 3:30 at the downtown Youngstown YMCA$15.00 for the rental and lifeguard fees.Don’t dally, only 20 reservations!Contact Don at or 330-219-2459 for reservations Pre-Registration:Friends of the Mahoning … Continue reading Kayaking lesson

Save The Wetlands Donations

"Save Our Wetlands” If you would like to donate to the efforts, it would be appreciated. Any amount would help. 100% of donations would be used for the efforts. It is tax deductible. A donation of $15 or more will qualify new donors to a 1 year membership in the Friends of the Mahoning River.You … Continue reading Save The Wetlands Donations