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February 14, 2023

Commentary: A wildlife officer’s job is rarely ever completely ‘finished’

I suppose the experiences of Ohio wildlife officers are like most game wardens around other states – maybe even the world.
There are the rather routine tasks of assorted fish and game surveys, license compliance, equipment maintenance, and the usual mountains of paperwork – now done on paper-saving, but eye-straining, MCTs.

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Documentary takes hard look at Lake Erie algae plague

“The Erie Situation,” a new documentary film from the Great Lakes Young Professionals Network and produced by Great Lakes Outreach Media, explores the confluence of science, public sentiment, politics, and the powerful farming lobby as Ohio wrestles with how to confront the drivers of toxic algae in one of the Great Lakes.
The 72-minute documentary focuses on Point Place, Ohio, and the travails of one man in particular, Kenny Sabin. Point Place is a Toledo suburb right on the shore of Lake Erie, which has been plagued by toxic blue green algae for the past decade and a half.

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Seems like only some politicians can be in Pennsylvania Game Commission business

When state Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, spoke at the Jan. 28 Pennsylvania Game Commission meeting, he issued a warning to everyone in the room.
“The last thing you want is the Legislature sticking its nose into how the Game Commission does its job,” Laughlin said.
But that hasn’t stopped the senator from doing just that.

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Hunters in Pennsylvania CWD areas could have more options among processors, taxidermists

During the Jan. 28 quarterly meeting, the Pennsylvania Game Commission board granted preliminary approval for a measure that would allow hunters to take harvested deer out of a disease management area or CWD established area to a processor or taxidermist outside of that area.

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Development along Little Darby Creek in Ohio moves forward despite protests from homeowners

Despite protests by local homeowners, plans to build a high-end apartment complex near Little Darby Creek on the east side of West Jefferson in Madison County are moving forward.
The creek is a designated state and national scenic river. It is also home to many threatened and endangered aquatic wildlife species.

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