Thursday, August 11, 2022
The Dirt on Conservation

The Dirt on Conservation

snapping turtle

Ohio's turtle season is open July 1 to Dec. 31. Learn more about the regulations, strategies for catching and ways to enjoy turles.
Jersey cows grazing in a field.

Rotational grazing of livestock is one of the most economical and environmentally friendly practices someone can implement on their land. 
Ohio farmland

When we evaluate proposed changes to each or any of these individual pieces, we need to consider the impacts to the overall area, neighborhood, watershed or region. 
white-tailed deer

When deer populations become too large it has negative implications for the natural ecosystems they impact. Learn more about managing deer populations.
coffee

One of the easiest ways we can all contribute to natural resource conservation is to reduce our waste. 
Monarch butterflies

Increasing pollinator habitat is at the forefront of conservation and increasing native plant diversity on your land is worth its weight in gold.
students

Kids need some help seeing how practical conservation practices can influence water quality, wildlife and forage diversity and soil health.
Rural stream

New landowners should know what is or is not allowable for works of improvement to be performed on their newly purchased parcel of land before purchasing.
healthy soil

Improving soil health is important and has many benefits. Regular checkups can provide information on how management practices are affecting soil health.
window

You can help reduce bird collisions with windows by using screens, various films and even strings or blinds to deter them.