Cleanup at Girard Canoe and Kayak Launch

This past September, Friends of the Mahoning River led a cleanup in Girard, OH at the site of the canoe and kayak launch which will be installed next spring. The Friends is trying to keep the area clear of trash and debris to ready the site for installation. The area is remote and is sadly … Continue reading Cleanup at Girard Canoe and Kayak Launch

October 17th FOMR Membership Meeting

Join the Friends of the Mahoning River at their October membership meeting on the 17th at 6:30 pm at the Oak Hill Collaborative on Oak Hill, in Youngstown, Ohio. We have committees working on all types of projects related to the Mahoning River, her watershed, and all kinds of fun and interesting things.  From installation … Continue reading October 17th FOMR Membership Meeting

Ohio EPA Lifts Consumption Ban on Mahoning River Fish

Mahoning River Fish OK to Eat Published: Thu, March 19, 2015 @ 12:09 a.m. mahoning river By Peter H. Milliken milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN As the spring fishing season approaches, anglers who eat the fish they catch in the Mahoning River will have reduced health risks to worry about, according to the state’s environmental quality watchdogs. The … Continue reading Ohio EPA Lifts Consumption Ban on Mahoning River Fish

“Friends” at Youngstown’s CityScape

Again this Spring we partnered with the City of Youngstown and many other volunteer groups to help with the annual CityScape project. CityScape is organized to gather local volunteer groups who will help with the beautification of the city. We were assigned to the John Young Memorial, just south of the Mahoning Ave. bridge. Along with … Continue reading “Friends” at Youngstown’s CityScape