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Malabar Fifth Graders Learn Nature Journaling

10 Oct , 2017  

Malabar Intermediate School fifth-graders completed a cycle of field trips to Hemlock Trails and Hemlock Falls last week, utilizing the nature journaling skills they learned during the previous three weeks.

A different group of students made the trip each day. More…

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New Bike Trail Progress

29 Sep , 2017  

Richland Moves recently posted photos showing progress on the new bike trail along Cook Road, which will connect Woodland Road and Trimble Road. More…

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Micro-Farm Growing At OSU Mansfield

13 Sep , 2017  

Updated on 9.17 – This fall something innovative is growing on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus.

Last month, Kent “Kip” Curtis, Assistant Professor of History, along with Ohio State Mansfield graduate Tyler Arter were joined by 30 students from the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability program at Ohio State Columbus. The group came to the Mansfield campus to help begin construction of a micro-farm. More…

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Ohio’s Fall Hunting Seasons Begin

22 Aug , 2017  

Ohio hunters are invited to enjoy early waterfowl seasons for Canada goose and teal that begin on Saturday, September 2, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Hunters should check regulations for changes to rules, season dates and bag limits as the 2017 fall seasons begin. A summary of Ohio’s hunting and trapping regulations is available where licenses are sold, at ODNR Division of Wildlife offices and at wildohio.gov. More…

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Eclipse Day Celebrated; Mansfield’s Real Event Coming In 2024

21 Aug , 2017  

As 2:30 PM approached on Monday afternoon, doors began to open and people streamed outside. Many commented on the darkened sky, which resembled the darkness before a storm. Others dared a quick glance at the sun, some with protective glasses and some – ignoring multiple warnings – without.

It was Eclipse Day 2017 in north central Ohio. Below is a collection of eclipse stories and social media posts from the Mansfield area. More…

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Third Annual Pollinator Festival This Weekend

2 Aug , 2017  

They go from plant to plant, dozens of times each day, and thank heavens that they do!

You are invited to the Third Annual Richland County Park District Pollinator Festival this weekend at the Gorman Nature Center. More…

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Pick You Own Fruit, Richland County Style

29 Jul , 2017  

What’s better than biting into juicy, flavorful fresh fruit? Picking your own garden fresh fruit! Venture into the great outdoors of Richland County this summer where you can find pick-your-own blueberries, raspberries, apples, peaches, and more! Fruit-picking makes for an enjoyable afternoon with a tasty payoff, so bring your family and friends too for a chance to make lasting memories. More…

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Magnificent Moths

18 Jul , 2017  

Did you know that Ohio is home to over 3,000 species of moths? Come find some! More…

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Snakes And Turtles And Frogs. Oh My!

13 Jul , 2017  

Are you a fan of things that slink or crawl along the ground? If so, this weekend’s Ohio Amphibian and Reptile Festival might be just the place for you!

Do you have questions about what species of snakes are found in Richland County? Do native turtles really spread diseases? Are there any venomous snakes in our area? Have you ever held a live snake, turtle, frog or salamander? More…

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Earth Stewardship Celebration To Be Held Friday

12 Jul , 2017  

The Earth Stewardship Steering Committee is pleased to mark the conclusion of the 21st Anniversary Earth Stewardship Celebration with its annual Awards Ceremony this Friday at 11:30 AM in Central Park.

The awards ceremony will recognize the many projects, organizations, sponsors, and participants who have made the Earth Stewardship Celebration a success, including those who participated in the 6th Annual Take Pride Contest. More…

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They’re Hidden From View: Richland County Letterboxes

23 Jun , 2017  

Note: Published last year, this article has been updated for summer 2017. Some 160 years ago, visitors to the Dartmoor region of southwest England began to do something rather peculiar. Those hiking on the moors would place a letter or postcard inside a designated box along the trail as a mark that they had visited. Those who would come after them would, in turn, post letters back to those who had left them. Soon, these “letterboxes” were carefully hidden so that they would be difficult to discover. More…

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Paddle Ohio This Summer

10 Jun , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering a series of Paddle Ohio canoe floats this summer to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers, water trails and select state park lakes. More…

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