Ashland Park District offers turkey lottery


ASHLAND, Ohio — The Ashland County Park District has scheduled its annual spring lottery for the 2011 turkey-hunting season. This year’s lottery will be held April 9, beginning at 3 p.m., at the Ashland County Conservation League, in conjunction with the Ashland County Wildlife Conservation League’s annual fish fry that will start at 4 p.m.

The conservation league is located at 1930 County Road 1035.

Five parks

There will be five Ashland County Park District parks included in this year’s lottery: Black Fork Bottoms, Cooke Family Park, Cool Springs, Esbenshade Tract and Gilliom-Cherp. For a $10 fee, participants can put their name into the lottery.

Lottery winner. Each winning lottery hunter will be able to pick the park and day they want to hunt. They will also be allowed one hunting partner each day. Participants must be present at the lottery to secure their hunting days.

A spring turkey youth season lottery will also be held. Youth with proof of current youth hunting license may enter at no charge.

Any questions concerning the lottery contact volunteer Tim McMillen at 419-289-8056 or by e-mail at

Park maps can be seen online at

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