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Wildflower Season is coming to a Close

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With the sudden rise in temperatures and mostly dry conditions in the last ten days, the spring wildflower season sped up and it won’t be long for the season to be over throughout Ohio...

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Stages Pond State Nature Preserve to Host Autumnal Equinox Hike and Program

Posted on 9/10/2015 by State Nature Preserves

Are you curious about the seasonal travel of the sun through the sky and the effects on the natural world? The Ohio Department of Natural Resources invites the public to Stages Pond State Nature Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 19 to observe the setting of the sun and learn more about the Autumnal Equinox.

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ODNR Offers Special Deer Hunts on Three State Nature Preserves

Posted on 8/25/2015 by State Nature Preserves

Increased deer populations can seriously affect native plant communities, and for this reason, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will coordinate special deer hunts at three state nature preserves to help preserve the rare and protected plants that grow on these properties. This year, Goll Woods in Fulton County, Lawrence Woods in Hardin County and Lake Katharine in Jackson County, will offer opportunities for hunters to be granted access to hunt.

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