“Simply moving across the slick, gloopy wetlands was difficult.”
So says an article about how Ohio Sea Grant- and CFAES-affiliated researchers are helping The Nature Conservancy to (1) improve water quality and (2) give homes to fish and wildlife by restoring a large marshland near Lake Erie. (Photo: iStock.)
Right now, before spring gets underway, is the best time to keep Canada geese off your property, CFAES specialists say. Continue reading
Marne Titchenell, wildlife program specialist in CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, presents a free public program on bats from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center, 505 W. Whittier St., Columbus. Learn more.
Depending on the time of year, your true love can find up to three swans a-swimming in, a-flying over or a-breeding in Ohio. The tundra. The trumpeter. The mute. One is an invasive species. One is the result of a successful reintroduction. Read more beneath the “7 th day” heading (scroll down). (Photo: Trumpeter swans, iStock.)
Ohio has “partridges,” once had partridges and has pear trees. It’s a tale of quirky regional names, of wildlife management and habitat loss, and of the challenges of sustainable fruit production. Read more under the “1st day” heading. (Photo: iStock.)
What’s a city to do about deer? Bats? Loose-running cats?
Experts will discuss answers at the Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative’s annual conference, set for Nov. 8 on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.
Eugene Braig, aquatic ecosystems program director in CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, presents a free program on managing ponds on March 16 in northeast Ohio. Sign up by March 13.
Early registration for the 2017 Ohio Woodland, Water and Wildlife Conference ends today, Tuesday, Feb. 14. After today, the cost goes up from $60 to $80. Either way, here are some wet, wild, woody reasons to consider attending the event.
Why we need spiders, how a disease that kills trees could help forests, and what’s really going on when people and wildlife butt heads are just a few of the topics at the Ohio Woodland, Water and Wildlife Conference. It’s March 1 in Mansfield. Registration is $60 by Tuesday, Feb. 14, $80 by Feb. 22.
CFAES’s Molly Bean shared this shot of the full house — 1,000-plus people in the Ohio Union in Columbus — at Monday’s night “Grizzly Bear 399” presentation. Thanks, Molly!