Thursday, July 9, 2020
bee hotel

A bee hotel can encourage more solitary bees to nest in your yard or garden and can be simple to construct. Learn how to build a bee hotel.
monarch butterfly

Some pollinators rely on more limited resources than others to survive. Learn more about Ohio's specialist pollinators and find out how you can help them.

Although it’s not wise to try to care for baby animals in the spring, there are still things you can do to help wildlife in your backyard.
bald eagles

The recent nest census has revealed the bald eagle population in Ohio is growing. Find out where the best viewing opportunities are near you.

Learn how to set up and maintain a habitat to raise frogs from tadpoles, including specific care instructions for each stage of a tadpole's life cycle.

Learn how to plant, harvest and brew teas with herbs commonly chosen for their flavor and health benefits.
T-shirt face mask

Learn how to make two protective face masks from a T-shirt to wear to public places and help stop the spread of COVID-19.
West Branch State Park

State park visitors should be aware that some facilities have been closed to the public and safety recommendations for visitors have been put in place.

Start planning your vegetable garden — learn how to choose a location for your garden, determine what to grow and decide when to plant your vegetables.
boy drinking from water bottle

Learn two ways to disinfect water from natural freshwater sources to use for drinking, cooking, washing dishes and brushing teeth in an emergency.