Stories by Liza Butler

Woodpeckers make interesting bird

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Woodpeckers drill, peck, and drum to establish territory and attract mates, extract insects, and create nesting cavities.

Bobcats are intriguing creatures in Ohio

Thursday, May 2, 2013

The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is native to Ohio but was once extirpated from the state in 1850 due to the early settlement. In 1997, Division of Wildlife initiated a project to systematically monitor the status on bobcats in the state. In 2011, there was confirmation of 136 sightings, which is an increase since 2010 of […]

What habitats exist on your property?

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Do you recognize the habitat or habitats your property holds?


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About Liza

Liza Butler is the new Wildlife/Forestry Specialist for Belmont SWCD. She has a Bachelors degree in Conservation and Management from the University of Zanesville. Liza can be reached at 740-526-0027 or