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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 Offers Special Deer Hunts on Six State Nature Preserves

Posted on 8/15/2016 by State Nature Preserves

In a continuing effort to control deer populations 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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Visit the Prairie at the Ohio State Fair

Posted on 7/22/2016 by State Nature Preserves

A visit to the Ohio State Fair in Columbus is a long standing tradition for many Ohioans. It involves rides, food, games, concerts, farm animals, and scads of vendors. But our favorite spot at the Fair? The Ohio Department Natural Resources Park!

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