Do it Yourself- Build Your Own Nest Boxes This Winter
Birds can be of great value to homeowners, whether they live in the city or the country. But, to fully enjoy their benefits, a little time must be taken to care for these colorful creatures. You can help make the nesting season more successful by provid ...
Venomous Snakes of Ohio- Native Wildlife Spotlight
Northern Copperhead photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons This four minute video features naturalist Jenny Richards of Shawnee State Park describing Ohio's three species of venomous snakes. The timber rattlesnake, Northern copperhead and massasauga r ...
America's Mussels: Silent Sentinels
From US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/clams/mussels.html America's Mussels, or clams, are a group of animals so inconspicuous they are often mistaken for rocks. Lieing on the bottom of lakes, rivers ...
Cover Crops Can Serve Corn Nitrogen Needs in Continous No-Till
PIKETON, Ohio – Cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop rotation can produce enough nitrogen to complement, or in some cases, replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, according to long-term Ohio State University Extension resea ...
Significant Natural Areas in Ohio
The Power Of Pollinators- Now Available!
Materials and resources are now available to OCVN Naturalists to help teach about The Power of Pollinators. The Power of Pollinators consists of three PowerPoint modules, each with notes and web resources. The materials are free and available for use in ed ...
The Little Miami River Watershed
Ohio EPA Watershed Information- http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/tmdl/LittleMiamiRiver.aspx Information from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Miami_River ...
Attracting Wild Birds- Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Attracting Wild Birds - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZDdqCNQ0C4&feature=bf_prev&list=ECE02AF25046CE2E69 ...
Catching Fish, Making Memories- Passport to Fishing Instructors Needed
Many OCVN's from across the state already support this program, but more certified instructors are needed to help the Ohio Department of Natural Resources get the word out about Fishing! This video shows how much fun fishing is for Kids! http://vim ...
Food Hub Development
Food Hub Development Based on the proven success of Spain’s Mondragon Worker-Owner Cooperative Corporation, the mission of Our Harvest Cooperative Food Hub is to develop systems to train and support growers and to develop cooperative owned and operated in ...