1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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?

  8. 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.

  9. Caesar Creek State Park Dedicates New Swinging Bridge

    Apr 27, 2015

    For Immediate Release

    April 27, 2015



    Caesar Creek State Park Dedicates New Swinging Bridge

    Public invited to attend dedication and guided hike

  10. OSU Buckeye Yard & Garden Line

    Apr 20, 2015

    OSU produces this great weekly update on what is going on in Ohio, the Buckeye Yard & Garden Line (BYGL).  This is the first edition but if you would like to continue receiving BYGL by email, please contact Cheryl Fischnich to subscribe. 

    Additional fact sheet information on any of these articles may be found through the OSU FactSheet database.