This season, decorate an outdoor holiday tree or wreath that can double as a treat for wildlife in your yard! Check out these homemade ornament ideas from the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) that the whole family can enjoy making, and wildlife will LOVE eating: http://ow.ly/ZpBM306Ikb0
COLUMBUS, OH – Despite enduring some poor weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, hunters checked 72,814 deer over the same period.
Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season remains a tradition enjoyed by thousands of hunters for more than 75 years.… Read full story
In winter, river otters stay active and take advantage of what winter offers. When temperatures begin to plummet, they grow in an extra thick coat to help guard against the cold. Having a thick undercoat along with a water-repellent outer coat lets them handle the coldest days of winter with ease.… Read full story
More than 13,000 deer harvested
Hunters checked 13,614 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 26, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
There is still time to get out and enjoy Ohio’s deer-gun season, which remains open through Sunday, Dec.
Storing up fat for the winter. Gray squirrels, along with many other species of wildlife, rely on the nutrition from nuts to get them through the winter months. Even red-headed woodpeckers will “cache” food to eat later by wedging it into tree crevices or by drilling narrow holes.… Read full story
This is It! Opening Day of Ohio’s 2018 Deer-Gun Season!
Our wildlife officers are prepped, ready, and excited for another Ohio deer-gun season opening day. Wildlife Officer Josh Elster and K-9 Mila prepare to “embark” on Mila’s first deer-gun season.… Read full story
Intensity. Bald eagle populations are strong in Ohio thanks to conservation efforts and habitat secured with funds from hunting and fishing license sales.
Contrary to popular belief, the ODNR Division of Wildlife receives no taxpayer dollars to conserve, restore, and manage Ohio’s wildlife and its habitat.… Read full story
With winter around the corner, it is time to protect your home from some uninvited holiday guests. Raccoons, squirrels, bats, and chimney swifts are just a few of the many wild animals that readily take up residence in household chimneys, and sometimes end up in the living room.… Read full story
Unsure if you’ve spotted a bobcat or just a large house cat? Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Bobcats are usually elusive and mostly nocturnal. Combine that with outrageously good senses of sight and hearing, they usually see and hear us coming before we are even aware of them.… Read full story