POSTED: Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Mill Creek above Lake Newport. Mill Creek Park. Youngstown, Ohio

Enjoy One Final Weekend of Fall Color

A Spectacular Month of Fall Color is Coming to a Close. Get out this weekend and enjoy what will likely be your last chance this year. Continue reading

POSTED: Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Mill Creek MetroParks Golf Course Fall Color

Week 4: Fall Color Update

This coming weekend will be the best opportunity to get outside and see fall color at its peak across the Buckeye State. Continue reading

POSTED: Saturday, February 21st, 2015

The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA)

Hemlock Pest Found in Jackson County

Officials Uncover Hemlock Pest “Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA)” in Jackson County. A small Asian aphid threatens the health of the hemlock in the eastern United States. Continue reading

POSTED: Monday, February 17th, 2014

Ohio Ladybird Beetle

The Double Life of the Multicolored Asian Ladybeetle

A mix-up of Ladybeetles. A Case of Mistaken Identity. Harmonia axyridis vs. Hippodamia convergens Continue reading

POSTED: Monday, January 20th, 2014

Asian Carp Invasion

Asian Carp Call to Action

Attorney General DeWine Calls for Immediate Action to Prevent Asian Carp Infestation. “Failure … is not an option. The impacts…on the ecosystem are irreversible, and … on the economy… estimated to be in the billions,” —Attorney General DeWine. Continue reading

POSTED: Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Bobcat in Ohio

An Income Tax Checkoff Protects Ohio’s Natural Resources

Income Tax Checkoff Program Helps Protect Ohio’s Natural Resources. All donations go toward preservation efforts of Ohio’s natural area and protection of Ohio’s endangered wildlife species. Continue reading

POSTED: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Bobcat in Ohio

Bobcats May Be Removed from Ohio’s Threatened Species List

Biologists propose removing bobcats from Ohio’s Threatened Species List. Four other species to receive Species Designation change consideration. Continue reading

POSTED: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Video - Mill Creek MetroParks

Beautiful Mill Creek MetroParks (Video)

(Video) Beautiful Mill Creek MetroParks. Outstanding video exploring the history, beauty, and diversity of Mill Creek Metroparks, Youngstown, Ohio. Continue reading

POSTED: Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Eastern Hellbender

Conservation Partners ‘Hellbent’ on Saving Ohio’s Largest Amphibian

Conservation partners working in concert to save Ohio’s largest amphibian. Dedicated to re-establishing the endangered ‘Eastern Hellbender,’ the largest amphibian in Ohio and one of the largest salamanders in the world Continue reading

POSTED: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Autumn, Glacier Lake.

2013 Fall Foliage Update #4: Fall Colors to Peak This Week

2013 Fall Foliage Update #4: Fall colors will peak this week. This will be the best weekend to see fall color in Northeastern Ohio. Continue reading