Monday, May 16, 2022

Scientists have determined that there are now two resident bobcat populations in Ohio after nearly 100 years of scarcity.
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.
grey fox

Scientists are extremely interested in sightings of the elusive gray fox because their population is declining in the Midwest. Find out how you can help.

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.
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.
Beekeeper Dave Noble

Red Beard Bees includes 65 colonies, or hives, in the Whitehall suburb of Columbus where owner Dave Noble lives.
spring peeper

Spring peepers are the harbingers of spring. Learn more about how they hibernate, migrate, reproduce and grow into adults.
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.
Dan Wright

The efforts of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife make walleye and saugeye fishing at inland lakes across Ohio possible.
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.