1. Ohio Wildflowers Photo Gallery

    Sep 1, 2014

    Check out these excellent photos of Ohio Wildflowers from ODNR Natural Areas and Preserves.



  2. Wild Ohio - Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area

    Sep 1, 2014

        Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area
  3. Master Naturalist Program Descriptions by State

    Aug 24, 2014


  4. Nat Geo News - How to Create Your Own Monarch Butterfly Rest Stop

    Aug 24, 2014

    Aug. 19, 2014 - Habitat loss and the destruction of native plants have been responsible for the rapid decline of the monarch butterfly, the most recognized butterfly in North America.

  5. Unique Areas of the World - Narcisse Snake Dens - Manitoba

    Aug 22, 2014

    June 25, 2014 - Every year, thousands of snakes gather at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada.

  6. Native Fungus Observed to Attack Honeysuckle - Researcher Requests Assistance to Obtain Occurrence Data

    Aug 22, 2014


    Once again, I am asking you to report any occurrences of honeysuckle leaf blight that you may have seen this year. I first noticed it in the Cincinnati area in 2012, and it was also widely present in 2013. I saw very little of it initially this year, but I am now noticing it a lot.


  7. OCVN Naturalist Hired at Little Miami Conservancy. Come to the Open House in Loveland - Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Aug 20, 2014

    The Little Miami Conservancy (LMC) is sponsoring an OPEN HOUSE

  8. Carolina Wolf Spider Rediscovered in Southern Ohio

    Aug 15, 2014

    Join Jim McCormac as he describes the rediscovery of the Carolina Wolf Spider at the Edge of Appalachia Preserve in Adams County on Saturday, August 9th.    Photo by Jim McCormac

    Jim documents the discovery in his blog Ohio Birds and Biodiversity:

  9. Ohio State Parks and Preserves Naturalist of the Year Announced

    Aug 14, 2014

    From Pike Lake State Park Naturalist Conference - August 12, 2014

  10. Prairie Plantings - An Assemblage Of Life

    Aug 13, 2014

    Jim McCormac of Ohio Birds and BioDiversity - describes his success of converting a barren mowed lawn largely lacking in life into a vibrant prairie enviroment full of interesting plants and animals.  In two growing seasons, the transformation has been totally amazing at this 1/3 acre site located at the 1 Fountain Square - ODNR Headquarters on Morse Road in Columbus.