Saturday, January 22, 2022
Mourning doves

Mourning dove populations are flourishing in Ohio. Barb Mudrak investigates why their numbers are thought to be increasing by about 1% per year.
channel catfish

Ohio offers great opportunities for anglers to catch blue, flathead and channel catfish. Find out where they are stocked and plan your next fishing trip.
Little brown bat

Bats are essential to many ecosystems ranging from rainforests to deserts and are a boon to agriculture. Learn how you can help populations in Ohio.
Quail

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is working to get a handle on game bird numbers in order to decide whether hunting regulations need to be modified.
Walt Sturgeon

Walt Sturgeon, a nationally known expert on mushrooms, educates enthusiasts about foraging for, identifying and eating wild mushrooms.
bluegill

Former strip mine lands owned by the state of Ohio provide opportunities for hunting, fishing, hiking, birding and camping. Discover where to plan a trip.
hellbender

Eastern hellbenders are the gentle giants of North American salamanders. Learn more about this endangered species and what's being done to help it.
Great blue heron chicks

It's only been in the last few years that waterfowl have returned to Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area near Shreve, Ohio after an absence of nearly two decades.
Milkweed Mud Pies program

The Milkweed Mud Pies program at the Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center was a start to helping monarch butterflies survive and thrive.
Brood X cicadas

As we patiently await the delayed emergence of the 17-year periodical cicadas known as Brood X, Barb Mudrak fills us in on what to expect.