1. Lake and Reservoir Turnover - The Big Flip

    Feb 14, 2015

    Have you ever gone to a lake or reservoir in the fall to find that it smells like sulfur, has a unusual color, and decomposing vegetation in the water? What you are witnessing is a lake or reservoir turnover. Lakes and reservoirs in Ohio usually have two turnover periods, one in the fall and another in the spring. Depending upon the lake or reservoir, it is also possible for some waters to experience additional turnovers between these periods if conditions are just right.

  2. Ohio's Muskellunge Program

    Feb 13, 2015

    Ohio's Muskellunge Program

  3. How Bugs Survive Ohio Winters

    Feb 13, 2015

    Life, suspended: How bugs survive Ohio winters

    Many insects and spiders brave winter’s cold by making their own antifreeze or finding a warm place to hide 

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  4. Help Wanted - Track and Record the Monarch's Journey North

    Feb 10, 2015

    Citizen scientists track the monarch butterfly migration each fall and spring as the monarchs travel to and from Mexico. Report your own observations of migrating butterflies to real-time migration maps. Share data to help scientists understand how monarchs respond to climate and changing seasons. Explore monarch butterfly life cycle, ecology, habitat and conservation needs.

  5. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To Save the Monarch Butterfly

    Feb 10, 2015

    Press Release U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Teams with Conservation Partners to Launch Campaign to Save Beleaguered Monarch Butterfly, Engage Millions of Americans

    February 9, 2015

    Vanessa Kauffman, 703-358-2138,
    Miles Grant, 703-864-9599,

  6. Save the Monarch Butterfly

    Feb 10, 2015

    Milkweeds for Monarchs Facebook

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  7. Nature's Corner - The Little Miami River Watershed Network

    Feb 7, 2015

    Nature's Corner #78 - January 2015

    Erin Shaw, Naturalist from Caesar Creek State Park visits with Hope Taft of the Little Miami River Kleeners and Aaron Rourke from Rivers Unlimited to talk about the importance of keeping the Little Miami River clean.

    The SW RiverLands OCVN Chapter is a founding partner for this newly formed organization:  The Little Miami Watershed Network

  8. This Is Tom! and Remember Me! New videos from Blanchard River Watershed Partnership

    Feb 7, 2015

    Welcome to the BRWP Homepage

    The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership (BRWP) seeks to address problems and concerns that affect the health of the Blanchard River watershed and educate all citizens to the dynamics of the Blanchard River and its tributaries. Check out the two videos recently released by the BRWP for education outreach.

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  9. Great Backyard Bird Count - Learn About Birds - Local Events in Ohio

    Feb 1, 2015

    Check out these events in your local area of Ohio National Events at Ohio Cuyahoga Heights

    February 13, 15, and 16, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    February 14, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    CanalWay Center, 4524 East 49th Street (Cleveland Metroparks)
    Stop by the center anytime to help count our backyard birds. We will have a list of the birds you might see, field guides, and binoculars to use. Free

  10. New Central Ohio OCVN Chapter

    Jan 28, 2015

    The new Central Ohio OCVN Chapter held their Graduation Ceremony at Shale Hollow Nature Preserve, Delaware County in October of 2014.