Spring Salamander Migration
Watch for this to occur in your area sometime in March and April. Check with your local park districts for Salamander Night Hikes, Speaking Events and Campouts to enjoy and observe this wonderful natural event- The Spring Salamander Migration. The first ...
Beneath the Surface of Vernal Pools- Wild Ohio
Watching a vernal pool is a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of spring. And it’s about that time; when a flurry of activity takes place on warm spring nights. Join Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist, Nina Harfmann as she examines vernal pools ...
Spring Migrating Waterfowl- Marsh Madness- Wild Ohio
In this video, Marsh Madness, Join Mike Ervin, a Div. of Wildlife biologist as he discusses the various types of migrating waterfowl in Ohio http://vimeo.com/62283333 ...
Monarch Migration Plunges to Lowest Level in Decades
By MICHAEL WINES Article Published: March 13, 2013 New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/14/science/earth/monarch-migration-plunges-to-lowest-level-in-decades.html?_r=0 The number of monarch butterflies that completed an annual migration to their ...
National Park Service White-Nose Syndrome Video Series- Bats in Crisis
White-nose Syndrome has been confirmed in Northeast and Southwest Ohio and is threatening other cave-hibernating bat populations in the state. The National Park Service has produced an excellent series of three videos describing White-nose syndrome (WNS), ...
Energy and Environment
Energy and Environment Urban Foresty By the year 2030, only a fraction of the worlds forest will be left at the current rate of cutting. An OSU Extension program is studying ways to make the urban forest more sustainable and efficient. Why Trees Matte ...
Economy and Employment
Economy and Employment Ohio's urban and metro communities suffer from high unemployment and underemployment as well as having an inadequate number of businesses needed for positively impacting many community economies. These communities represent app ...
Ohio Birds and Biodiversity- A Nature Blog by Jim McCormac
Ohio Birds and Biodiversity by Jim McCormac- Ohio Division of Wildlife http://jimmccormac.blogspot.com/ Ohio Birds and Biodiversity by Jim McCormac- Ohio Division of Wildlife http://jimmccormac.blogspot.com/ A romp through the diverse flora and fauna of O ...
Working For Wildlife- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists work for wildlife by educating the public regarding science based conservation practices. Herds of Elk were once common in Frontier Ohio but have long been extripated. Working for Wildlife is the Motto of the Rocky Mou ...