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  1. The Official Ohio State Parks & Outdoors Guide - Free App Download

    May 11, 2015

    Enhance your visit to any of Ohio’s stunning State Parks with this FREE mobile app—the only official State Park app that allows you to access the most up-to-date park information such as upcoming events, weather conditions and safety alert communications, while taking in the scenery of your favorite parks. Choose a park to visit by location or by activity, such as camping or fishing.

     

  2. Find an Ohio State Park

    May 11, 2015

    Wherever you are in Ohio, you're just a short drive from an Ohio State Park. What will be your favorite park? Click on the park names below to learn more about the unique features and getaways each has to offer.

    http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/findapark

  3. Hocking Hills Region Chapter Spotlight

    May 7, 2015

    Welcome to the Hocking Hills Region

    These Hills Are Alive!

    The OCVN chapter in the Hocking Hills Region was formed in 2008, soon after our first class finished OCVN training. To date, we have had five classes and have graduated about 100 people. We all feel fortunate to be involved in our region of the state. Our local history and natural environment is rich and diverse. We look forward to sharing as much as we can with the rest of the state at the 2015 OCVN State Conference being held this year at Camp Oty'Okwa.

  4. Wild Ohio Educator eNewsletter changing to Facebook

    May 4, 2015

    Dear Wildlife Educator,

    We're changing how we send you timely, accurate, and useful information about wildlife around Ohio. News travels fast, and we want to provide you the best, and most accurate, information available.

  5. Ohio Remains the National Leader in Tree City USA Communities

    May 4, 2015

    COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio remains the nation’s leader in Tree City USA communities with 242 participating cities, villages and townships. This marks Ohio’s 34th year as the top Tree City USA state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

  6. Yellowstone National Park Supervolcano

    May 2, 2015

    Scientists Make Stunning Discovery Beneath Yellowstone National Park Supervolcano Scientists Discover Massive New Magma Chamber Under Yellowstone

    Scientists have announced they have discovered a huge magma chamber below the surface of Yellowstone's supervolcano.

  7. Danger in the Heartland: Man-Made Quakes Mark New Hazard Map

    May 2, 2015

    There's a new hazard in the Heartland. 

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently released a map highlighting the future risk for man-made earthquakes, and up to eight states have an increased chance to see ground shaking. 

    http://www.weather.com/science/environment/news/heartland-earthquake-danger-fracking-manmade-usgs

  8. Travel to the Hidden Gems in Every State

    May 2, 2015

    Most Amazing Hidden Gems in Every State 

    If you travel throughout the United States, each state has a best kept secret or hidden gem that is worthy of attention to travelers. Check out these amazing photos from the Weather Channel.

     Can you guess what hidden gem is listed for Ohio?

    http://www.weather.com/travel/news/hidden-gems-every-state?cm_ven=Twitter_TheWeatherChannel_Travel_SBr_Article_No_2_20150430

  9. 2015 OCVN State Conference Awards

    Apr 28, 2015

    The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists held their Annual State Conference at Camp Oty'okwa near Old Man's Cave on Saturday, April 25th.  Recognition awards are issued each year at the conference to acknowledge outstanding contributions of individual OCVNs, Chapters and partners of the OCVN Program.  Lynn Huston from the Hocking Hills Region Chapter served as Awards Chair for this year.

  10. Caesar Creek State Park Dedicates New Swinging Bridge

    Apr 27, 2015

    http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/parks-home/post/caesar-creek-state-park-dedicates-new-swinging-bridge

    For Immediate Release

    April 27, 2015

     

     

    Caesar Creek State Park Dedicates New Swinging Bridge

    Public invited to attend dedication and guided hike
     

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