Schools

Pollinators Extravaganza At OSUM

7 Sep , 2018  

Pollinators are very important to The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus. That’s why on Tuesday, September 11, a “Bee the Power of our Food: Pollinators Extravaganza” will be held from 4-6 PM at the ‘Monarch Right-of-Way’ Pollinator Demonstration Plots in front of Ovalwood Hall, 1760 University Drive. More…

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Prospect Elementary Garden Garners First Place Trophy

13 Aug , 2018  

A flower and vegetable garden that supplements learning at Prospect Elementary School was a first-place winner this summer in Mansfield’s Seventh Annual Take Pride Earth Stewardship Contest.

Amy Burns, a Prospect occupational therapist who conceived the garden idea, presented a trophy to Prospect Principal Jason Douglas on Thursday. The trophy recognizes Prospect’s success in the schools division of the contest. More…

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Have You Ever Been Foraging?

17 Jul , 2018  

If you’ve never been foraging for growing things which can be eaten or are otherwise useful, why not learn from an expert?

Join Nicholas Copley of Lionheart Medicinal Gardens on Tuesday, July 31 as he leads a foraging expedition around North Lake Park. More…

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North Lake Park Stream Clean Up Announced

20 Jun , 2018  

The City of Mansfield has announced that this year’s edition of the City’s Stream Outreach Program, Operation S.O.S. (Save our Streams) will involve a clean-up at North Lake Park.

According to the City, “litter, debris, and illegal dumping are ongoing problems. Litter and debris can stop water flow in our storm drains and cause flooding. This same litter and debris can enter into the storm drains thereby entering our streams and affecting our water quality. This same accumulation of litter and debris reflects to visitors just how much pride we have in our community.” More…

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They’re Hidden From View: Richland County Letterboxes

30 May , 2018  

Note: Published last year, this article has been updated for summer 2018. 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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Cook Healthy, Cook Happy

24 May , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens is offering a class to whet your healthy appetite.

This healthy cooking class is taught by Anne Massie of Altered Eats, and will focus on dressing up seasonal vegetables. The class includes printed recipes, samples of several dishes and a live cooking demo with healthy eating pointers. More…

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Drink Healthy Straight From Your Garden

18 May , 2018  

It’s an opportunity to learn about growing your own ingredients for some delicious summer refreshment.

Local herb and foraging guru Nicolas Copley will present “Herbal Teas from the Garden” at the NECIC Blust Avenue Teaching Garden next Tuesday at 3:30 PM. Participants will learn how to transform their own herb gardens into a source for refreshment. More…

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Second Arbor Day Celebration Planned

11 May , 2018  

The City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission is pleased to announce the second program offered to celebrate Arbor Day 2018 and their participation in the 22rd Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration.

On Monday, May 14 at 1:00 PM, a representative of the Shade Tree Commission will visit Malabar Intermediate School. Fourth Grade students and give a brief presentation on the history and importance of Arbor Day, as well as discussing the importance of trees in an urban setting. Tree seedlings will then be distributed to the students. More…

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Community Gardening Time Arrives

6 May , 2018  

It’s time for community gardens to again take root across Richland County.

Found in many countries of the world, in American community gardens vary in shape, size, and function, but are similar in a goal of bridging the gap between people and nature is central to their creation. These gardens weaken the divide between nature and culture, city and country, and producer and consumer. More…

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Mohican Wildlife Weekend Is Almost Here

23 Apr , 2018  

Come join the fun April 27-29 for the twentieth Mohican Wildlife Weekend! This year includes over 30 programs to choose from, enriching the mind with tons of activities for any age. The activities are located across 13 locations over the course of the weekend. This unique opportunity allows curious minds to learn about the rich history and beautiful wildlife abundant in Richland and Ashland counties. More…

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Wildflowers Are Blooming In Buckeye Land

12 Apr , 2018  

Ohioans will soon be treated to a spectacular display of native spring wildflowers during the months of April and May. Follow along as the bloom unfolds from south to north this spring with the Ohio wildflower bloom report, published each Friday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

This year’s season started quite early, when spring-like weather arrived in late February. But March brought freezing temperatures and snow to much of Ohio, putting the wildflower season on pause. More…

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Explore The Wild In Your Own Backyard

10 Apr , 2018  

Explore the wild in your backyard! That’s the greeting on the website for the 2018 edition of Mohican Wildlife Weekend, the annual local mega celebration of all things outdoors.

The fun takes place later this month, from April 27 through April 29. More…

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