Do it Yourself- Build Your Own Nest Boxes This Winter
Birds can be of great value to homeowners, whether they live in the city or the country. But, to fully enjoy their benefits, a little time must be taken to care for these colorful creatures. You can help make the nesting season more successful by provid ...
Venomous Snakes of Ohio- Native Wildlife Spotlight
Northern Copperhead photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons This four minute video features naturalist Jenny Richards of Shawnee State Park describing Ohio's three species of venomous snakes. The timber rattlesnake, Northern copperhead and massasauga r ...
America's Mussels: Silent Sentinels
From US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html America's Mussels, or clams, are a group of animals so inconspicuous they are often mistaken for rocks. Lieing on the bottom of lakes, rivers ...
Significant Natural Areas in Ohio
The Power Of Pollinators- Now Available!
Materials and resources are now available to OCVN Naturalists to help teach about The Power of Pollinators. The Power of Pollinators consists of three PowerPoint modules, each with notes and web resources. The materials are free and available for use in ed ...
The Little Miami River Watershed
Ohio EPA Watershed Information- http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/tmdl/LittleMiamiRiver.aspx Information from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Miami_River ...
Cover Crop Strategies Field Day
Attracting Wild Birds- Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Attracting Wild Birds - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZDdqCNQ0C4&feature=bf_prev&list=ECE02AF25046CE2E69 ...
Catching Fish, Making Memories- Passport to Fishing Instructors Needed
Many OCVN's from across the state already support this program, but more certified instructors are needed to help the Ohio Department of Natural Resources get the word out about Fishing! This video shows how much fun fishing is for Kids! http://vim ...
Butler County added to State Quarantine Issued to Protect Ohio's Walnut Trees from Thousand Cankers Disease- Dec 26, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ADDS BUTLER COUNTY TO THOUSAND CANKERS DISEASE QUARANTINE State taking measures to protect Ohio’s walnut trees REYNOLDSBURG, OH (Dec. 19, 2013) – In an effort to protect the trees of Ohio, the O ...