National Safe Boating Council: Choose to Boat Safely

Choosing to boat safely goes a long way in minimizing risks and liability while maximizing enjoyment on waterways. It is important to act responsibly to protect lives and property. The best insurance policy for a great boating experience is to incorporate knowledge, wisdom, preparedness, precaution, experience, discretion and judgment. Provide…
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Looking for some family fun? Go perch’n!

In this day and age of instant entertainment at the push of a button on a home computer, video game, cell phone, or television, it is sometimes hard to get kids away from the electronics to go outside and experience what the outdoors has to offer. Living in a town…
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First Annual Bird Ohio Day celebrated May 10

On Saturday, May 10, the trail head of the boardwalk at Magee Marsh was even busier than usual for the Biggest Week in American Birding. Senator Randy Gardner, Representative Chris Redfern, and representatives from the offices of Senator Sherrod Brown and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur made remarks regarding the first annual…
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Is it time to use crawlers yet?

It’s been a long time coming this spring, but hopefully the warmer weather is finally on its way. I can’t remember a time, living here in Port Clinton over the last 13 years, where I have had to wear my long underwear and the full body Mustang suit this long…
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Master Gardeners sponsor plant sale

The Ottawa/Sandusky Master Gardeners are sponsoring a plant sale at the Sandusky County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Numerous annuals, perennials and vegetable plants will be on sale as well as gardening related items such as garden gloves and bug barns. Master gardeners will…
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A day on the wild side

Last years Day on the Wild Side archery station. Photo by Jasmine Cupp. By Becky Simpson, OSWCD Education Specialist The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District (OSWCD), in cooperation with the Ohio Division of Wildlife (ODOW); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Winous Point Marsh Conservancy, invite high school students…
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