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Join the race to help save monarchs

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The monarch butterfly is now in great decline and its main . . . well, only sourcing of food; milkweed is just about as scarce as the butterfly itself.

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.

God willing and the creek don’t move

Thursday, April 16, 2015

It is not at all uncommon for folks to call the Soil and Water Conservation District office asking for help in addressing rapidly eroding streambanks.

Manure plans start with management

Thursday, April 2, 2015

There are definitely water quality issues in areas of Ohio that have been the driving force behind the movement to pass new regulations concerning manure and fertilizer applications. So what’s a farmer to do?

Salamanders are a sure sign of spring

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Come spring, salamanders are on the move.

Priceless: Maintaining your backyard stream corridor and what goes into it

Thursday, March 19, 2015

When we look at a river or creek, we often neglect to look at the entire corridor — the area on both sides of the river or creek.

Are your pond plants a friend, or foe?

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Before taking any steps to manage pond plants, it is important to first identify your objectives for the pond.

Blue-green algae invades inland lakes

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Talk of the quality of the water in our lakes and streams has been growing over the past several years, especially with regard to Harmful Algal Blooms.

Your frost seeding opportunity almost here

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Regardless of what those groundhogs had to say, spring arrives March 20.

Proposed pipeline projects give plenty room for thought

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pipeline projects leave much to think about.

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