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Spring Wildflower Season Slows as Colder Temperatures Return to Ohio

White trout lily
Thanks to the warm up in late February, a number of spring wildflowers have made their presence known. It was looking like spring may come fast, but thanks to the cool down, we can catch our breath. Take a deep breath…


ODNR to Offer Special Deer Hunts on Six State Nature Preserves

Posted on 8/17/2017 by State Nature Preserves

In a continuing effort to control deer populations, specifically those affecting native plant communities, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will coordinate special deer hunts at six state nature preserves across the state.

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Preserve Spotlight: Baker Woods State Nature Preserve

Posted on 5/22/2017 by State Nature Preserves

Mercer County’s Baker Woods State Nature Preserve in west-central Ohio represents the legacy of landowner Lela Mae Baker, who donated the Baker family woodlot in 1992 to the ODNR Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.

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