It is a little thing, easily ignored, overlooked, or forgotten, but potentially with big consequences – a bite from an infected tick. And while disease-bearing ticks can be a problem year-round, deer hunters should be especially wary. We spend long hours in the woods, deep off trails, often in heavy cover, and often with back and head propped again a…
Ohio – Steve Pollick
Insecticides, pesticides, and mouse poison rule the day.
Too many bugs doomed author’s patch.
Author getting tuned up for Saturday’s bow opener in Ohio.
Storm pushed millions of butterflies into secluded, sequestered sites.
Northeast Ohio organization takes on USFWS policies.
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.
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.