Walk on the Wild Side

The second annual Walk on the Wild Side at Magee Marsh will be at 9:30 a.m. May 12. Proceeds from the walk will support our Weeds to Wildflowers project.The Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, purchased by the Ohio Division of Wildlife in August 1951, lies in some of Ohio’s finest remaining…
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Anglers reminded of new fish filleting rule

With many Ohio anglers taking advantage of early fishing opportunities, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife would like to remind anglers of a new rule affecting their catch.Anglers must leave the fish they catch in public waters in the round (whole) or as a complete fillet with…
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Survey out for Ohio sportsmen and women

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife invites anglers, hunters and trappers to visit www.wildohio.com to take a new online survey.The online survey asks fishing and hunting license buyers to provide feedback on their experience with the newly implemented license sales system. Deer and turkey hunters will also…
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Upcoming events at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

• Owl Prowl — 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. Come learn about Ohio's owls at a free, fun event for the family. Learn about owls and their natural history, find out what they eat and what makes them different from other birds. Weather permitting, guests will also drive out on…
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Water leak closes Sportsmen’s Migratory Bird Center

The Sportsmen’s Migratory Bird Center located at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area is closed after a water leak was found on the second floor of the building.According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, water damaged the restrooms and the aquarium room on the first floor, but fortunately…
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Sign up now for ‘Women in Conservation’

A“Women in Conservation” series is starting up in Ottawa County. Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District — in cooperation with Winous Point Marsh Conservancy, ODNR Division of Wildlife, Oak Harbor Conservation Club, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens and Opie’s BBQ — invite women to join in from 6 to 8 p.m.…
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Volunteers needed for frog, marsh bird surveys

Come to the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge to learn about a fun volunteer opportunity. The Marsh Monitoring Program is a unique and rewarding program for enthusiastic volunteers to survey wetlands for both amphibians and marsh birds. Volunteers involved in the MMP contribute toward the understanding and conservation of wetlands within…
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