Planning to Attend the 2014 State Conference?
Not sure of what Field Trips to attend or where to visit if you stay over the weekend?
GEMS of Northwest Ohio
G-E-M-S is an acronym for Great Black Swamp,Erie Marshlands, Maumee River Community, and Savannas and Prairies.
Wild Ohio - Singing the Karner Blues
Join Candee Ellsworth, Conservation Coordinator for the Toledo Zoo as she discusses efforts to reintroduce federally endangered Karner Blue butterflies into the wild at the Milky Road Savannah in the Oak Openings Region of Lucas County.
Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve
Lake Erie Legacy: Protecting Wetlands for Clean Water
Located in Huron, Ohio (Erie County) on the south-central shore of Lake Erie, Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) is one of the state's few remaining examples of a natural estuary. Learn how the NERR System uses its network of living laboratories to find solutions to issues facing America’s coastal communities.
Old Woman Creek Estuary Reserve
Old Woman Creek encompasses 574 acres, with the shallow estuary the centerpiece of the reserve. A small barrier beach buffers the estuary from Lake Erie. Other habitats include woodlands, old fields, and tributary streams. An outstanding visitor's center is full of interesting interpretive displays, and offers an overlook of the estuary.
Old Woman Creek Estuary BioBlitz
Wild Ohio visits the Castalia Prairie in Erie County. http://vimeo.com/72971369 More Information at: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/wild_resourcessubhomepage/WildlifeAreaMa... LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION The Resthaven Wildlife Area is at the northern edge of Castalia on the west side of State Route 269. Totaling 2,272 acres, the area includes 444 acres of water. Most of the land is in woodland and shrubby cover...
Migratory Bird Day at Magee Marsh
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area
This 2,202-acre controlled hunting area and birding hotspot is located 17 miles west of Port Clinton on State Route 2, and 10 miles north of Oak Harbor on State Route 19.
WildOhio TV: Oak Openings
The richly diverse area west of Toledo is built on a clay foundation and covered by wind-swept sand. It is home to at least 180 rare species in all, one of them being the endangered Karner blue and purplish copper butterflies.
Wildlife in Motion
Spring Walleye Run - Maumee River Toledo
Tracking the Secretive Blanding's Turtle - Oak Openings Sand Dunes
WildOhio TV: The quiet Blanding’s turtle rarely calls attention to itself. So, if its populations were in trouble, how would we know? See how researchers at the Toledo Zoo are tracking this secretive turtle. http://vimeo.com/9136501
The Biggest Week in American Birding at Magee Marsh
The Gossamer-wing Family in NW Ohio
Mona’s Monarchs - Castalia - 2010
WildOhio TV 2010: Mona Rutger, wildlife rehabilitator and owner of Back to the Wild in Castalia, Ohio, has cared for animals as small as chipmunks and as large as bald eagles. She discusses the plight of the Monarch Butterflies and the decline in milkweed plants due to spraying and mowing.
Management of the Common Tern
Lake Erie Watersnake Population Rebounds
Wild Ohio TV: The Lake Erie watersnake, a snake found almost exclusively on the Lake Erie Islands, is being removed from the federal government's list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. August 2011