Trail closes for nesting eagles at Toussaint Wildlife Area

A portion of Toussaint Wildlife Area has been closed to protect a newly established bald eagle nest, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife.A pair of bald eagles has built a nest on the dike at the Toussaint Wildlife Area. The dike, which is often used…
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Gun raffle, dinner and more at Pheasants Forever banquet

The Erie-Ottawa-Sandusky Chapter of Pheasants Forever’s 21st annual fundraising banquet is Saturday, March 10, at the Camp Perry Clubhouse. Events will include live and silent auctions, raffles and door prizes, along with a dinner catered by Mesenburg’s that will include smoked beef brisket, roasted chicken, side dishes and dessert.
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Deer-gun season opens Nov. 28

Ohio’s popular deer-gun season opens statewide on Monday, Nov. 28, offering hunters a full week to harvest a whitetail. The upcoming season will again include an extra weekend of gun hunting on Dec. 17-18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife.
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Fish, Wildlife Service seeks comments on farming on refuge

A Compatibility Determination for cooperative farming on Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge in Oak Harbor is now available for a 14-day public review. The comment period will end Nov. 23.Cooperative farming is a tool used by Ottawa NWR to keep some newly acquired lands farmed until restoration of those parcels is…
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Refuge trails to close during deer hunts

All trails at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge will be closed Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19-20, and Monday through Thursday, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, for safety reasons during controlled deer hunts. The refuge’s visitor center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on those days. For information, call 419-898-0014 or…
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