High water on Lake Erie a bit of a “downer,” but these masses of mayflies are a delicacy for the walleyes to savor.
Campers learn about all things outdoors in six-day event.
Several have been built at the park’s Oak Openings Preserve.
Rumors of a large housing development in the watershed untrue, however.
They remain the first-ever documented nesting pair in the county in modern times.
Oak barrels used to age bourbon, among other things.
Author notices lack of nuts, plenty of squirrels.
Author took a summer excursion to the island winery on Ohio’s Jet Express.
Ohio faced a similar scenario several years ago.
State park and lodge just east of Cleveland a good place to spend a summer afternoon.
Historical figure Aaron Burr met his demise there.
Profits from oil and gas leasing on federal lands.
Columbus — Coyotes are even smarter than generally believed. In fact, they are “tricksters,” according to Stan Gehrt, a biologist and expert on coyote behavior. Gehrt presented his findings at the 2018 Wildlife Diversity Conference, held at Ohio State University. Gehrt’s program was one of two at the conference that centered on the habits of the wily (and abundant) predators….
State recently bought nearly 6,000 acres of AEP ReCreation Land.
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.