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New Information Circular Explores Ohio's Near-Surface Geology http://geosurvey.ohiodnr.gov/extra-news-archives/2013-articles/ic-63-core-outcrop-field-guide#topofcontent Update - The IC63 circular has become one of the top selling ODNR Geological Survey publications of all times.  This...
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These Hills are Alive! Join the Hocking Hills Chapter of the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists for the 2015 State Conference at Camp Oty'Okwa, a 700 acre preserve operated by the Big Brothers - Big Sisters of Central Ohio.  It is located in the one of most beautiful areas in...
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  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 Ohio. From Timber...
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The next time you are outside on a walk,  take time to closely look at the leaves of the common milkweed plant.  They could be telling you something about the quality of the air you are breathing.  Common Milkweed Photo from Wikipedia -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asclepias...
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    Basics of turtle trapping and turtle season. http://vimeo.com/101303231
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Touching the Wild Aired: 04/16/2014 52:58 Rating: NR Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own. As he crosses...