USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdwatching Area

Black throated blue warbler by Brian Zwiebel USA Today’s 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest asked people to select from a long list of birdwatching areas and select their favorite. After four weeks of voting, northwest Ohio’s own Magee Marsh Wildlife Area dominated. Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) launched a…
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Magee Marsh holiday open house

The 8th annual holiday open house at Magee Marsh will be held on Sunday, December 7, from noon until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Magee Marsh and is held at the Bird Center. Magee Marsh is located at 13229 West State Route 2 near Oak…
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Ohio’s deer season dates

Ohio’s 2014-2015 deer seasons include: • Archery: Sept. 27-Feb. 1, 2015.• Antlerless muzzleloader: Oct. 11-12.• Youth gun: Nov. 22-23.• Gun: Dec. 1-7.• Muzzleloader: Jan. 2-5, 2015. All deer hunters are required to have a valid Ohio hunting license and a valid deer permit. Details about deer hunting rules are contained…
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Great Egret Marsh officially opens

Marianne Gabel, Nancy Reymann, Josh Knights, Executive Director TNC, Congresswoman & State SenatorPhotos by Terrence Dziak. The Nature Conservancy’s Great Egret Marsh celebrated its Grand Opening on a perfect fall day in September. The event was hosted by TNC staff members. A crowd of supporters, including birders, canoers and kayakers,…
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Ducks Unlimited honors Ohio staff member, volunteer leader

Scott Paschke, regional director for Ducks Unlimited (DU), received the 2013-14 Regional Director of the Year award for his outstanding efforts as a staff member of Region 6, an area that encompasses the Mid-Atlantic and New England states. "I am honored and humbled to have been chosen as the Ducks…
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Great fall fishing ahead

The nights are getting cooler, the grass is growing slower, the annual plantings are blooming less, and all are tell tale signs that the summer season is coming to an end. The fall colors are starting to emerge, and that can mean only one thing in regards to fishing on…
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