As snow frosted the trees and ice formed over the creek, the Ohio DNR (ODNR) recently joined the Appalachia Ohio Alliance (AOA) to officially declare Bison Hollow as a state nature preserve. The 375 acres of land, etched in the rolling hills of Hocking and Vinton counties, is now permanently protected.
The 2024-25 Ohio hunting and trapping season dates for white-tailed deer, waterfowl, and other migratory game birds, furbearers, small game, and additional species were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Feb. 7, according to the Ohio DNR (ODNR). The Division of Wildlife also proposed removing the trumpeter swan from the state’s threatened species list.
A lot of open water across the state. Here’s a look at the Iowa fishing report on Feb. 22, 2024.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is asking the public for any information as to the cause of a suspicious fire at Geode State Park on Sunday, Feb. 18.
According to Park Ranger Andrew Kuckler, a visitor alerted staff that a tree in the park was burning.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources, through a partnership with Alliant Energy, is offering a mixture of hardwoods, low-growing ornamental and evergreen tree species for $25 each.
An estimated 2,300 students from more than 140 schools from across Iowa will be in the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center and the 4H Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on March 1-3, to participate in the 18th National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament. This is the largest youth archery tournament in Iowa.
The Minnesota DNR recently released its 2023 Forest Health Annual Report, which summarizes findings about the pests, diseases, and other issues impacting the state’s forests. This data was collected through aerial surveys of 17.3 million acres in 2023 covering every forested area across the state, as well as on-the-ground site visits.
Many parts of the state feature unsafe ice conditions. A look at the Iowa fishing report on Feb. 15, 2024.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is offering two opportunities to learn skills needed to hunt, field dress and cook wild turkey to adults who have little to no wild turkey hunting experience.