Eastern Skunk-cabbage: An Early Sign of Spring
Eastern Skunk-cabbage produce heat to attract pollinators Join Debbie Nofzinger of the Wood County Park District as she examines one of the first signs of Spring- Skunk-cabbage. These plants are thermogenic, producing their own heat as a byproduct of cel ...
Explore Ohio's Scenic Geology
Ohio's Scenic Geology http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/OhioGeologicalSurvey/tabid/22909/Default.aspx... For anyone interested in Ohio’s natural history, this newly released video offers a brief look at the geologic origins of many scenic wonders that dot t ...
Common Spiders of North America by Richard Bradley- OSU Wild Ohio- Ohio's Amazing Arachnids
Ohio State University professor Richard Bradley’s new book, Common Spiders of North America, has just been released. This 271 page hardbound book features nearly every spider that you are likely to encounter, and is full of interesting information about t ...
Wild Ohio- Feeding Backyard Birds In Winter
Wild Ohio Backyards for Wildlife: Don’t forget to feed your backyard birds this winter! Feeder photo courtesty of SW RiverLands OCVN- Dave Woehr View these short videos for some interesting feeding ideas and information. Enjoy! Ohio Bird Sanctuary in Man ...
Biologists Propose Removing Bobcats from Ohio's Threatened Species List
Written by: ODNR Division of Wildlife 1/9/2014 For Immediate Release Jan. 9, 2014 Traditional hunting dates proposed for 2014-2015 season COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Wildlife Council received proposed changes to several species designations, including bobc ...
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 ...
Live Healthy, Live Well Recipes
Recipes Kale Chips Roasted Brussel Sprouts ...
Master Gardener Spring Garden Program
The second spring garden program held in Kenton will be on May 13 in the Mary Lou Johnson District Library. This program will also start at 7:00 pm. Master Gardener Volunteers Richard Aller and Sandy Pruden will present a program on annuals and perennia ...