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Valley Grows calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office.

For more information and a complete list, contact the extension office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538.

For a complete list of events, visit https://mahoning.osu.edu/events.

Master Gardener

volunteer training

What: OSU Extension is accepting applications for the Master Gardener Volunteer program for 2022. Training starts Feb. 1 in Canfield.

Info and registration: 330-533-5538 or http://go.osu.edu/mgv2022app

Certified volunteer

naturalist training

What: OSU Extension is accepting applications for the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist program. This certificate program provides intensive, nature-focused training.

Info and registration: 330-533-5538 or http://go.osu.edu/ocvn2022app

Who-who’s who

of Ohio’s owls

When: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18

What: Marne Titchenell, OSU Extension’s Wildlife Program specialist explores the lives of Ohio’s owls.

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom videoconference

Info: http://go.osu.edu/ohioowls

Greenhouse production

When: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 21

What: Join experts from Ohio State University to learn about production in greenhouses, including controlled environment management and hydroponics.

Cost: $35.

Location: Mahoning County Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Registration and info: http://go.osu.edu/greenhouse2022

Pond management

When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10

What: Pete Conkle and Blaine Winger from the local Soil and Water Conservation District will discuss best pond management, how to set up ponds and aquatic life for a successful future, and where to find the best resources.

Cost: $10

Location: Columbiana County Extension Office, 7989 Dickey Drive, Lisbon.

Info: http://go.osu.edu/managepond

The return of river

otters to Ohio

When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11

What: The return of river otters to Ohio is one of the state’s great conservation success stories. The speaker will be Katie Dennison, wildlife biologist, Ohio Division of Wildlife

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom videoconference

Info: http://go.osu.edu/ohiootters

Naturalist series:

Return of the bald eagle

When: 6:30 p.m. March 24

What: By the latter half of the 20th century, the bald eagle, the national symbol, was classified as an endangered species. Through the diligent efforts of wildlife biologists and a concerned public, the bald eagle population is recovering at an astonishing rate. Join Jamey Emmert from the Ohio Division of Wildlife to learn more about the rise, the fall and return of the bald eagle.

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom videoconference

Info: http://go.osu.edu/eaglesrise

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