The Cleveland.com article below is about a proposed IKEA building that's plans have been abandoned due to its possible harm on the Big Creek watershed. This is relevant to the mahoning river area due to the possible building on the Mosquito creek watershed.
Announcement from Friends of the Mahoning River The Friends of the Mahoning River is a community organization with one of our goals being to protect the Mahoning River and its watershed. Therefore, FOMR are appealing the OEPA decision to issue a 401 WaterQuality Certification to fill in and destroy the wetland for the proposed Enterprise … Continue reading Appealing the OEPA 401
We had a friendly modern-day pirate directing visitors at the 8th Annual RiverFest to a path towards a pirate's treasure. In case anyone wandered off the trail at Spring Commons Park, two rescue dogs were on hand to bring the lost people back to safety.The June 2, 2019 RiverFest was visited by the two German … Continue reading Riverfest Pirates
MCLEAN’S CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CLASSROOM ABROAD Faculty members Colleen McLean, Ray Beiersdorfer and Felicia Armstrong explored the island’s Niarbyl Fault. The narrow white line is the only known visible section of the Iapetus Suture between the former Laurentia and Avalonia paleocontinents over 400 million years ago. “IT’S LIKE NARNIA FOR ADULTS.” That’s how YSU students describe … Continue reading Field Course to the Isle of Man
L. K. Williams and Sara Smith attended the 2019 Tree City USA Awards Ceremony at Mill Creek MetroParks-Fellows Riverside Gardens on April 23rd. This event was sponsored by the City of Youngstown Parks & Recreation Dept relative to Arbor Day in a ceremony to recognize the environmental value of trees and those who value them. … Continue reading Tree City USA Awards Ceremony