The 2016-2017 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 13, according to the OhIo DNR
The ODNR Division of Wildlife was created during a time when wildlife populations were vanishing at an alarming rate.
Hunters checked 12,505 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, Jan. 9-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Hunters checked 73,399 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 deer-gun hunting season, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)
While shopping for friends and family this holiday season, why not consider giving the gift of the great outdoors?
Since October 2014, 19 captive white-tailed deer have tested positive for CWD at a shooting preserve and a breeding facility in Holmes County.
Petering began his new position on Monday, November 16.
Deer hunting is an extremely popular activity for sportsmen and women statewide.
he Ohio Wildlife Council passed a rule change that will allow the creation of disease surveillance areas to monitor chronic wasting disease (CWD) at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) hosted 12 disabled American veterans for a guided archery hunt at Zaleski State Forest over the Oct. 9-11 weekend.
More than 15,000 ring-necked pheasants will be released at 25 Ohio public hunting areas this fall to provide additional hunting opportunities across the state, according to the Ohio DNR.
Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue white-tailed deer when archery season opens on Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Application for the deer hunts this year will be handled locally by individual preserve managers.
The Ohio Wildlife Council voted to approve deer hunting proposals prepared by ODNR Division of Wildlife. Among the approved changes:
After receiving public input about regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Feb. 11, modifications were made to some of the proposed season dates for the 2015-2016 hunting regulations.
Winterkills may occur in some Ohio waters this year as ice and snow of the past few months gives way to spring.
Ohio’s hunting and fishing license year kicked off March 1 allowing hunters and anglers to purchase their 2015-2016 licenses and many permits, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
As encounters between humans and wildlife continue to grow, it is imperative that these challenges are met to help create positive experiences moving forward.
As Ohioans work to complete their taxes this year before the April 15 deadline, residents statewide are reminded of an opportunity to help safeguard state nature preserves and wildlife with donation.
The 2015-2016 small game hunting seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 14, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Hunting is the best and most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population.
Ohio’s white-tailed deer muzzleloader hunting season opens Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) have announced that hunters checked over 65,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2014 gun hunting season.
Ohio’s young hunters checked 6,453 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 22-23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Hunters checked 17,512 white-tailed deer on Monday, Dec. 1 2014, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season…
Ohio hunters have additional choices while pursuing white-tailed deer when gun hunting season opens Monday, Dec. 1 2014, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources…
As deer gun season approaches on December 1, the ODNR and Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) are urging deer hunters in Holmes County to assist in minimizing the risk of Chronic Wasting Disease.
Ohio’s 12th annual youth white-tailed deer hunting season gives young hunters the opportunity to pursue the state’s most popular big-game animal on Nov. 22-23, according to the ODNR.
According to the ODNR, Ohio’s muzzleloader hunters checked 6,613 antlerless white-tailed deer during a two-day season, during Oct. 11-12.
According to the ODNR, hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue Ohio’s top big-game animal, the white-tailed deer, when archery season opens Saturday, September 27th.
According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the photograph of an eastern bluebird perched on a redbud tree was selected as the winning image of the 2015 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp contest.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced that it will coordinate special deer hunts at four state nature preserves across the state.