Saturday, April 21, 2018

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...

Ohio Hunters Harvest more than 186,000 Deer during 2017-2018 Season

COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters checked 186,247 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2017-2018 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 182,169 deer were checked during the 2016-2017 season. In Gallia...

Never Late for Dinner: Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference Examines Ohio’s Predators

COLUMBUS, OH – Join us as we welcome experts from here in Ohio and across the country to examine Ohio’s predatory animals at the 34th annual Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference hosted by the Ohio...

Fight the Winter Blues by Hiking Outdoors

COLUMBUS, OH – Feeling the winter doldrums with the gray days and being cooped inside? Exploring outdoors in the Buckeye State is a great way to embrace the winter season! The Ohio Department of...

Spaces Available to Become A Certified Youth Fishing Instructor

Help Kids Connect With The Outdoors ATHENS, OH – Any adult, group, or conservation club who has a sincere interest in taking kids fishing should consider becoming a certified Passport to Fishing instructor, according to...

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...

Enjoy Naturalist Programs, Winter Hikes in February

COLUMBUS, OH – With February just around the corner, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is hosting several family-friendly winter hikes and naturalist activities for people to enjoy. Dress for the weather, and...

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.

Teachers Invited to Attend Basic Archery Instruction Workshop

ATHENS, OH - 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...

ODNR Division of Wildlife Introduces New K-9 Program

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is proud to announce that the ODNR Division of Wildlife is joining more than 20 states in the adoption of a wildlife K-9 program. One...

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