Wildfire Program Provides more than $175,000 to Ohio Rural Fire Departments

With a focus on making improvements that will better protect Ohioans and local first responders, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recen...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Ohio Hunters Harvest more than 12,500 Deer during Ohio’s Muzzleloader Season

Hunters checked 12,505 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, Jan. 9-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (OD...

January 21st, 2016 |  


ODNR Helping Restore American Chestnut Trees to Ohio Landscapes

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently planted American chestnut trees at three sites on department-managed lands. The Gorge Overloo...

January 20th, 2016 |  



Boating Safety Education Course Offered

FRANKLIN FURNACE – The Ohio Boating Education Course will be offered Saturday, January 27th & 28th, 2016, from 5 pm until 9 pm each night at...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Attorney General DeWine Offers Gym Membership Tips

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered advice for consumers who plan to join a fitness center in the New Year.“If you’re joining ...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Hunters Encouraged to Attend Ohio’s Deer Hunting Summits

COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio hunters and others interested in the state’s white-tailed deer management programs have the opportunity to provide feedback ...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Ohio’s Deer-Gun Season Opens with more than 22,000 Deer Harvested

Hunters checked 22,256 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 30, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Ohio’s Young Hunters Harvest more than 7,000 Deer during Youth Gun Season

COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio’s young hunters checked 7,223 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 21-22, according to the Ohio Depar...

December 6th, 2015 updated: December 6th, 2015. |  


ODNR Takes Action to Monitor Chronic Wasting Disease in Ohio’s Deer Herd

Portions of Holmes and Wayne counties have been declared a Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Area (DSA) as part of the state’s ongoing effort...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


AAA Cautions Drivers: Deer On The Move In The Fall

Fewer daylight hours and a spike in deer activity during the fall months increase the chances of a crash on roadways. Animal collisions become more co...

December 2nd, 2015 |