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New hiking club forms in Gallia County

A new hiking club kicked off on Facebook last month, started by a Gallia County resident in the hopes of connecting with others who enjoy the activity. Steven Swords, Jr. launched the Facebook group on...

Slideshow: Ohio Valley Hiking Club members participate in the Hocking Winter Hike

Members of the newly formed Ohio Valley Hiking Club participated in the 53rd Annual Winter Hike at Hocking Hills State Park this morning, a 6-mile trek from Old Man's Cave to Ash Cave.

Maple Syrup Season Makes Visit to Ohio State Parks Especially Sweet

Four parks to host family-friendly maple syrup festivals in March COLUMBUS, OH – Is there anything better than a breakfast of pancakes or waffles smothered with delicious maple syrup? Eager to try homemade maple syrup this...

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...

NWTF Honors Roy Rucker as Wildlife Officer of the Year

Athens, OH – The Ohio Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently honored Wildlife Officer Roy Rucker with the State Officer of the Year Award. Officer Rucker has been serving Ohioans as...

Three years later and no justice for Larry Bradley

GALLIA – It’s been three years to the day that a normal day of hunting turned to tragedy for one Gallia County family. While a letter confessing to the slaying was sent to law...

Catchable Trout Releases Scheduled to Begin in March

COLUMBUS, OH – More than 100,000 rainbow trout are expected to be released this spring in 64 Ohio public lakes and ponds, creating excellent fishing opportunities for anglers all across Ohio, according to the...

2018-2019 Small Game and Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons Proposed to Ohio Wildlife Council

COLUMBUS, OH – The 2018-2019 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources...

Ohio Wildlife Council Receives 2018-2019 Deer Hunting Proposals

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2018-2019 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits at Wednesday’s meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The proposed...

Gallia Soil & Water Conservation District Tree Sale and Poster Contest

Gallia Soil & Water is hosting a Poster Contest with the theme being We All Need Trees. We encourage all students to participate in the local, state, & national poster contest. The Gallia County...

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