COLUMBUS, Ohio – Biologists with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife recommended a major reduction to the 2022 fall wild turkey hunting season during the Ohio Wildlife Council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Under the proposal received Wednesday, Ohio’s fall wild turkey season would begin on Saturday, Oct.… Read full story
People venturing outdoors need to be aware of frozen and cold-water dangers
COLUMBUS, Ohio – As frigid winter temperatures settle in, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has a warning for all Ohioans: be aware of thin ice. The potential hazards of walking on frozen lakes, ponds, and rivers can be extremely dangerous.… Read full story
The Knox County Park District Board of Commissioners announced at their monthly board meeting that the long anticipated Heart of Ohio Trail Extension finishing Knox County’s last remaining section of the Ohio To Erie Trail is out for bid!
This section of trail which spans Huffman Road in Centerburg to North County Line Road is approximately 1.1 miles in Knox County and .25 in Licking County and will finally connect the three counties on the Ohio To Erie Trail!
Winter is breeding season for coyotes. We have been getting calls regarding seeing coyotes during the day and that behavior for this time of year is normal. Coyotes are re-establishing their pair bonds now and begin looking for a good place to raise their pups when they arrive in spring.
Who dis? Believe it or not, it’s a longhead darter!
Why are we so excited? This striking creature, native to Ohio, was thought to be extirpated from the state… that is until fish management crews captured two this fall during Ohio River electrofishing bass surveys.
Delaware, Ohio – Beginner hunters interested in learning how to butcher and process their own deer are encouraged to attend a free workshop provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife on Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 9:00 a.m.… Read full story
Hikers can enjoy the sights and earn a limited-edition winter hike sticker.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – December 30, 2021 – Ohio is a beautiful place to explore, especially in the winter. From the rare birds wintering along the Lake Erie shores to the snow-covered bridge at Mohican State Park- you can see it all with the Ohio State Parks 2022 Winter Hike Challenge hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).… Read full story