Tuesday, November 28, 2023
red-spotted newt

Learn more about the 25 species of salamander in Ohio, specifically the red-spotted newt and eastern hellbender.
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.
river otter

River otters are making a comeback in Ohio after being absent most of the past century. Learn how river otters were successfully reintroduced in Ohio.
spring peeper

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

For the past six years, federal and state programs have enabled drone surveillance, sharpshooters in helicopters and high-tech traps to manage feral pigs.
Bobcat

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.
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.
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.
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.