Stuff your cheeks with wildlife knowledge

There’s lots of life—wild life—in southeast Ohio’s Vinton Furnace State Forest, and there’s a chance coming up to check it out (scroll down).

Explore Vinton forest’s small wildlife

A program set for Friday, June 14, will explore the forest’s nongame wildlife—animals such as flying squirrels, gray treefrogs, and others—and the habitats they call home. It’s part of an ongoing series called “A Day in the Woods,” co-sponsored by CFAES. Registration is $12 and includes lunch.

Vinton Furnace State Forest, about 80 miles southeast of Columbus, is “one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the United States,” says an Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.

Find out more. (Photo: Eastern chipmunk, Getty Images.)

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