Saturday, January 22, 2022
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation


Trapping of furbearers is important for conservation and a host of other reasons. However, the average age of trappers in North America is 50 years old.
Riparian zone near a stream

Learn how to keep clean water out of contaminated areas and convey this water back to streams and ditches to be carried downstream, all while staying clean. 

A troop of fifth-grade Girl Scouts in Ohio found a way to help endangered gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by recycling old electronics.

Common buckthorn and glossy buckthorn are invasive plants that are problematic not only from a forestry/wildlife perspective but also agriculturally.
angus beef cattle

Learn more about raising grass-finished beef and what contributes to the overall quality of the meat.
fall leaves

A leaf chromatography experiment enables you to discover and observe the different color pigmentations contained in leaves. Learn how to do this at home.
planting for wildlife

Have you ever wanted to improve the wildlife habitat on your property? If so, there are a couple of things you should consider.
farmer using a drone

For those committed to cover cropping, the potential of using drone technology to evaluate feilds is immense.
Fall leaves

Instead of working to remove fallen leaves from your lawn, have them work for you by adding mulched leaves to your lawn, garden and compost.

Pollinator habitat — an abundance of diverse, native wildflowers and just a sprinkling of native grass — is an essential part of Ohio's farming landscape.