Very young kids have no business doing anything more than tagging along, not pulling triggers. They are too immature to understand what they are doing. Much responsibility comes with pulling the trigger.
Writer learns this lesson the hard way with fish kills.
Oak Harbor, Ohio — The proposed Icebreaker/LEEDCo offshore wind project, which would place up to six huge wind turbines in central Lake Erie, eight miles from downtown Cleveland, poses a significant hazard to both birds and bats moving across or living on the lake, says the Oak Harbor-based Black Swamp Bird Observatory. BSBO recently issued a position statement on Icebreaker,…
Writer’s brood learns their lessons well.
Lake Erie tributaries have them but they are different from their sterile cousins.
Sightings can be submitted on website.
Public can assist by planting milkweed.
Ohio is a major migratory corridor for many species.
Mindless wastefulness uglies America’s roadsides.
The official announcement curiously was carefully crafted to avoid explaining why Fido should be allowed to run free, contrary to a long-standing rule, on parks’ beaches through May 18. It simply told Ohioans to go for it.
OK, OK, true confession: I am a grumpy old man, slow to embrace the latest and greatest in outdoors gear and technology. But I am starting to grow fond of a trail camera. My kids, all-in in the Great Technology and Gadget Era, thought it was just the thing for The Old Man on his 70th birthday. They just shake their…
Jeremy Payne, FOP Lodge 143 President, congratulates Investigator Bury on receipt of his award. (ODNR Division of Wildlife) Sometimes, it’s personal. So I am especially pleased that Ohio Wildlife Investigator Brian Bury, assigned to the Lake Erie Unit, has been name Wildlife Officer of the Year by Wildlife Officer Lodge 143, of the Fraternal Order of Police of the State…
Author’s Austrian pine finally succumbs to the elements.
Area previously devoid of such critters.
Cost-cutting move said to provide more uniformity.
Ohio rehab center nurses bird back to health, culminating with an almost religious experience that was its return to the wild.
Take your bird-feeding responsibility seriously.
Author forgoes shooting at “iffy” target.
The author offers up a new culinary favorite.
Pocket field guide can be downloaded online
Make sure your weapon is up to speed before you get into the field this season.
Mohican Memorial State Forest in Ashland County. (Ohio DNR)The North Central Ohio Land Conservancy and its legion of supporters are circulating a petition urging Gov. John Kasich and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) to protect the 4,525-acre Mohican Memorial State Forest in Ashland County from timbering and to foster ecotourism there instead. At issue is a long-term plan by…
Former strip-mined land home to many exotic species.
Traditional arrow-strings will stretch with use, so you need to pay attention to fistmele, or brace-height, on your bow. And I need to follow my own advice.
But without further measures, circumstances could be dire.
Bad news is that they’re there at all.