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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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Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge offering Auto Tour

Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge is inviting people to drive through seven miles of the refuge that are normally closed to the public. The auto tour starts at 8 a.m. and entrance gate closes at 4 p.m. The auto tour will be open Sunday, September 28 and Sunday, October 19.
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Magee Marsh Wildlife Area temporary road closure

Access beyond the Sportsmen’s Migratory Bird Center located at the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area to the beach area, including the boardwalk and beach trails, will be closed according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. This portion of Magee Marsh Wildlife Area will be closed in…
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Latta introduces legislation to address Harmful Algal Blooms

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) introduced the Great Lakes & Fresh Water Algal Blooms Information Act, bipartisan legislation to examine the causes and current mitigation efforts of algal blooms in the Great Lakes, their tributaries and surface fresh waters. “The health of our Great Lakes is imperative,” said Latta. “With 84…
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Great Egret Marsh grand opening September 27

The Nature Conservancy’s Great Egret Marsh Preserve will officially open on Saturday September 27. The public is invited to stop by between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to enjoy the new facility’s trails or to join the staff for a casual paddle on West Harbor. Participants wishing to paddle will…
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Additional funding to improve Ohio’s water quality

Ohio will receive $7.4 million in federal grants to continue successful water quality initiatives already underway and reduce harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) recently announced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding after a meeting between U.S. EPA leaders and the…
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