ODNR Offers Annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures Weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is excited to announce the 8th annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures weekend, which will be held at Hueston Woods State Park and Lodge, Sept. 16-18.

Hosted by ODNR divisions of Parks and Watercraft, Forestry, and Wildlife, Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventure is a weekend program that introduces women to outdoor skills such as boating, fishing, hunting, and nature programming.

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NIH Scientists Identify New Brain Mechanism Involved in Impulsive Cocaine-Seeking in Rats

Discovery may represent a future target for treating substance use disorders.

Researchers have found that blocking certain acetylcholine receptors in the lateral habenula (LHb), an area of the brain that balances reward and aversion, made it harder to resist seeking cocaine in a rat model of impulsive behavior.… Read full story

Ohio’s Largest Wildlife Area Grows by 6,898 Acres

MCCONNELSVILLE, Ohio – June 21, 2022 – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife announced today the purchase of an additional 6,898 acres at Appalachian Hills Wildlife Area in southeast Ohio. The acquisition brings the total acreage of Ohio’s largest wildlife area to 54,525 acres of public land for hunting, fishing, trapping, birding, and outdoor recreation.

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