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Remington Arms announces voluntary recall affecting Model 700 and Model Seven rifles

Remington Arms announces voluntary recall affecting Model 700 and Model Seven rifles

Remington Arms Company, on Friday announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro (“XMP”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014.

April 2014
State senator critical of Ohio’s deer herd policy

State senator critical of Ohio’s deer herd policy

State Sen. Chris Widener (R-Springfield), who emerged as a critic of the DNR rule-making process last year, said the Buckeye State will continue to struggle to keep its deer herd balanced.

April 2014
Carey club shooter pleads guilty in two killings

Carey club shooter pleads guilty in two killings

A Tiffin, Ohio, man accused by a prosecutor of the “cold-blooded execution” of two other members of the Carey Conservation Club pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and kidnap charges March 31 and was told he could be sentenced to life in prison.

April 2014
DNR memo details tactics  to defuse fracking critics

DNR memo details tactics to defuse fracking critics

Spells out position to defend fracking on public lands

March 2014
Division of Wildlife officers reinstated, cleared in probe

Division of Wildlife officers reinstated, cleared in probe

The Ohio DNR has reinstated 16 employees of the Ohio Division of Wildlife after an internal investigation exonerated the DOW employees of falsifying timesheets and hunting on duty.

February 2014
Plans halted for Camp Perry wind turbine amid furor

Plans halted for Camp Perry wind turbine amid furor

One of several wind turbine projects planned for the shores of Lake Erie, in one of the greatest bird migration corridors in the Western Hemisphere

February 2014
Senate passes farm bill

Senate passes farm bill

Most conservation groups support the pending new law

February 2014
Birding advocates threaten lawsuit over wind turbines

Birding advocates threaten lawsuit over wind turbines

A pair of avian protection groups is taking on the Ohio National Guard and the federal government over the siting of a wind-power generating project at the 640-acre Camp Perry training facility along the Lake Erie shoreline in Ottawa County.

January 2014
Agreement lets woman possess deer, raccoons

Agreement lets woman possess deer, raccoons

A Knox County woman received an early Christmas gift from the Ohio DNR after the agency agreed to allow the former veterinary technician to keep two white-tailed deer and four raccoons she had rescued from the wild and nursed to health.

January 2014
Lack of a federal farm bill is particularly hurting Buckeyes

Lack of a federal farm bill is particularly hurting Buckeyes

The absence of a new federal farm bill hurts Ohio farmers, and at the same time, threatens the state’s pheasant, quail, and wild turkey populations, according to state wildlife experts.

December 2013