Monday, January 22, 2018

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 Fun Hikes in November

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering several fun and free events in November. With the busy holiday season quickly approaching, make sure to schedule some time to get...

Wellness Center hosting open house Oct. 14, 2017

ALBANY, Ohio - On October 14, 2017 from noon to 5 p.m., Natural Freedom Wellness Center will be hosting their first open house featuring the completion of phase one in their center renovations. Natural Freedom...

Rio Wildlife Society to host speaker on feral swine

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Chapter of the Wildlife Society will host a presentation with USDA Wildlife Services feral swine specialist Joe Martin at 3...

Collaborative effort held to sample for grass carp in Sandusky River

FREMONT, Ohio - Fisheries biologists from multiple agencies recently conducted a project on the Sandusky River to assess the ability to capture grass carp, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Crews from...

The buzz about bees: How these insects impact your life and how your garden...

By Christy Erickson There are thousands of different species of bees around the world, but environmental issues are threatening these insects and this may start to impact people’s daily lives. Bees are essential pollinators for...

Total eclipse an astronomical treat

In case you didn't notice, there was a solar eclipse the other day - Monday, August 21 to be exact. Because I am a bit of a nerd, I had anticipated the day and planned...

Teachers invited to attend basic archery instruction workshop

ATHENS, Ohio - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop, according...

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...

State Representative Ryan Smith named Hoop Master for The Hoop Project 2017

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Each year, the organizers of the Hoop Project, scheduled for July 15 and 16 in the Gallipolis City Park, name a Hoop Master to honor those who inspire and support the...

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GCSO seeking person of interest in criminal investigation

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