Educators workshop planned

CANFIELD — The 11th annual Environmental Education Resource Fair Workshop “Webs and Connections” will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26 at Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, state Route 46, across from Canfield Fairgrounds.

The event is sponsored by the Environmental Education Council of Ohio and is available for educators through 12th grade.

Large group sessions include Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis from the Green Team (environmental bingo), and Jamey Graham from Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife (bald eagle display and update).

Concurrent environmental education sessions and displays currently involve these local and state resource agencies — EECO-Environmental Education Council of Ohio Region 12, Little Beaver Creek Wildlife Center, Mahoning River Education Project, Mahoning, Trumbull and Portage Soil and Water, Mill Creek MetroParks, and Mahoning County Farm Bureau.

Registration is $10 and covers lunch, refreshments and workshop materials.

To register, send a check for $10 payable to “EECO.” Include your name, address, phone and e-mail address and mail to: Mahoning SWCD, 850 Industrial Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44509. Registrations must be received by Friday. For more information, Call Cheryl at (330) 337-3956 or e-mail her at

The project is funded in part through a grant from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, a program of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.