Wednesday, February 21, 2024
barn owls

Barn owls are just one step below "threatened" in Pennsylvania, and are listed as threatened in Ohio and many other states. Learn why and what can be done.
trophy-size muskellunge

Learn more about Ohio's muskellunge population, why it has to be maintained, which bodies of water are stocked annually and how to catch the trophy fish.
Ohio Landowner/Hunter Access Partnership

There are nearly 20,000 acres and 147 landowners currently enrolled in the program, and there are hundreds of hunters taking advantage of it.

Wildlife specialists believe coyote populations have reached a saturation point and may be having a positive impact on agriculture and local ecosystems.

A one-year-old male beaver was recently released at Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area, reminding those involved of the valuable impact beavers have on wetlands.

Killdeer are shorebirds, but many live in farm fields with short vegetation. They are relentless in protecting their nests and use a few tactics to do so.
Ward's Canal

The Great Black Swamp has changed drastically over time, from thousands of unsettled acres to an industrial hub and back to a wildlife refuge again.
common loon

Thousands of ducks, gulls and other birds fly in from Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Newfoundland and the Arctic to winter on Lake Erie and other Great Lakes.

Anglers are not the only ones hoping for a "rain event" that will lure steelheads upstream. Steelhead fishing supports many businesses in Ohio and Pa.

Jamey Emmert, a wildlife communications specialist for the Ohio Division of Wildlife, shares tips for making a comfortable bat house.