Monday, January 22, 2018

Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp Offered for Teens

COLUMBUS, OH - A week of learning and fun awaits teens at the Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This outdoor learning adventure is scheduled...

A look at Ohio’s new Hunter Education Class

I have taught hunter education in Ohio for over 20 years, and to be honest it really hasn’t changed much over all that time. Sure there were some minor changes in the Ohio Hunter...

Our Ohio Magazine Features Gallipolis Gardener

(Gallipolis, Ohio) Patricia Rawlinson of Gallia County will be featured in the March/April issue of Our Ohio magazine, mailed out to over 190,000 Ohioans in early March. Rawlinson is spotlighted as an Our Ohio Supporter...

Ohio’s Deer-Gun Season Opens with more than 22,000 Deer Harvested

COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters checked 22,366 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 28, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). In Gallia County, 396 white-tailed deer were...

Ohio Wildlife Council Receives 2015-2016 Deer Hunting Proposals

COLUMBUS, OH - A reduction in bag limits and antlerless permit use, as well as a shift in the youth season during the 2015-2016 hunting seasons, were among regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife...

In the Open: Deer Fibromas Spotted on Area Deer

By Jim Freeman Deer fibromas, or deer warts, have been observed on several deer in the area, according to Meigs Count wildlife officer Chris Gilkey. Deer fibromas are wart-like growths found on the skin of deer;...

In the Open: Are Monarch Butterflies the Next Passenger Pigeon?

In the Open By Jim Freeman Are Monarch butterflies the next Passenger Pigeon? About 150 years, people across the country noticed the shrinking number of passenger pigeons and decided to take action. They wrote to their legislators...

ODNR Urges Caution Around Dead and Dying Trees

COLUMBUS, OH – As the temperatures continue to fall, more hikers and hunters will be spending time in Ohio’s forests. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) reminds all outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious...

ODNR Offers Naturalist-Led Hikes during March

COLUMBUS, OH – Spring is slowly blooming to life! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering several hikes in March to encourage Ohioans to explore more of the Buckeye State. The hikes...

Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference Explores Our Evolving Relationship with Nature

COLUMBUS, OH – As encounters between humans and wildlife continue to grow, it is imperative that these challenges are met to help create positive experiences moving forward. The process of creating these productive connections...

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Gallia County Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released a statement regarding an armed robbery which occurred in the Patriot, Ohio area on Friday, January 19, 2018. Sheriff Champlin states, “The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a...

Aggressive enforcement, accountability and opportunity

Gallia County Criminal Justice system releases 2017 statistics and information It’s no secret drug addiction is a major problem in Gallia County and that problem often lands on the doorstep of the Criminal Justice system....

Donald R. Cox, 63

Donald R. Cox, 63, of Bidwell, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 1, 1954 in Gallipolis, son of the late Leslie and Ella Cox.  He...

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Aggressive enforcement, accountability and opportunity

Gallia County Criminal Justice system releases 2017 statistics and information It’s no secret drug addiction is a major problem in Gallia County and that problem...