Rodents set up shop on small wetland, delaying work.
Huge public backlash has officials backing off plan.
Author especially excited to see two nests in Madison County – the first ones officially reported in modern times.
The National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement (known as The Mob Museum) in Las Vegas opened several new displays last week, including one on the international trade in poached wildlife. I volunteer at the museum during winter months and I found the new exhibit fascinating. You might ask what poaching has to do with organized crime? Actually, quite…
With clogged parking lots, traffic backups, worn-down roads, and a multi-million-dollar backlog of needed improvements, many locations now looking to increase fees.
Columbus — The Ohio DNR is urging all Ohio residents to be on the lookout for bobcats. That’s right, lynx rufus, the elusive and once-extirpated bobcat is on the comeback. Anyone who spots one should report it to the agency’s wildlife division at http://apps.ohiodnr.gov/wildlife/speciessighting/. After being extirpated in the state nearly 170 years ago, bobcats are once again becoming a…
Buffalo roaming the park in western Franklin County.
Trump’s order on monuments shrinks public uses.
I attended a hunting ritual last week that is literally “as old as the hills.” It was the annual Blessing of the Hounds at Rocky Fork Headley Hunt Club near Columbus. An Episcopal priest conducted the frosty-morning ceremony that marks the start of the club’s formal fox hunting season. She blessed the club’s gaggle of fox hounds and well-groomed horses and…
Whispering Cave, Hemlock Bridge trails recently opened.
Author on a 10-day loop through the national parks.
Tours of estuary ongoing until September.
Festival celebrating the light is set for Aug. 5.
London, Ohio — There are outdoor enthusiasts, and then there are OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS. Madison County physician Mitch Spahn falls into the latter category. This spring, the 56-year-old obstetrician tackled Mt. Everest, climbing 17,600 feet to the South Base Camp on the world’s highest mountain – then another 900 feet to the top of Kala Patthar, a sister peak. The ascent…
Madison County obstetrician, 56, said it was worth the trek.
Sign of the times for merged divisions
City-dwelling animals were focus of probe.
But first wolf sighting in Nevada in nearly a century no reason for concern for ranchers out West.
Future of Gold Butte, a national monument, hinges on decision makers
Cincinnati Youth Bass Club for 11- to 18-year-olds
Plate was last redesigned in 1997
Author’s trip turns up some concerning observations
Mostly a problem in the west, where areas are much larger
Researchers examine meaning for the vocalizations
Process moving slowly, DOW chief says
Port Clinton, Ohio – Fishing was excellent at the 37th Governor’s Fish Ohio Day on July 12. But, it was the walleyes tossed back and not the “keepers” that excited the 100 anglers and their captains. Fish Ohio Day is sponsored annually by Lake Erie Shores and Islands, the Ohio DNR, and Lake Erie Charter Boat Association to bolster North…