Less sexy than spring migration, the autumn departure of raptors, waterfowl, and songbirds offers a lengthy birding season plus gorgeous pre-winter weather.
Based upon results from the August trawl surveys, the 2017 yellow perch hatch was successful in Ohio waters of the western basin. The 2017 walleye hatch was near the 20-year average.
Hunting numbers drop, as well as hunting expenditures, but related expenditures and hunting-related expenses see increases.
But without further measures, circumstances could be dire.
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Increased knowledge of grass carp in western Lake Erie gained through research project allows natural resource agencies to collaboratively develop science-based management approaches.
Research scientist says each of the lakes is cooler than it was in late August last year.
An estimated 66,000 fish – from minnows to sunfish – were found dead in the creeks in Hardin, Allen and Williams counties this month.
Tours of estuary ongoing until September.
High deer populations can have an adverse impact on many sensitive habitats.
Governor says deal potentially could lead to greater opportunities for Ohioans and out-of-state visitors to explore and enjoy the outdoors.
Proposes a $275 million array of technological and structural upgrades at a crucial site in Illinois to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes and its vulnerable fish populations.
They also say they would like to have more trails (natural surface, paved and water), wildlife viewing and birding areas, and undeveloped campgrounds.
The grant, which will fund a new visitor center, is part of $50 million being given to 42 parks in 29 states for improvements.
Cooperation for conservation a breath of fresh air.
Held July 8-15 at the Cardinal Shooting Center, more than 2,300 athletes representing 29 states competed in the shooting disciplines of trap, skeet and sporting clays.
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