Wildlife

Controlled Hunting

Apply Now for Controlled Hunting Opportunities Adult and youth hunters have an opportunity to pursue several different wildlife species across the state of Ohio through the Division of Wildlife’s Controlled Hunting Access Lotteries.  Hunts will be offered for mourning dove, quail, waterfowl, white-tailed deer (archery and...

Waterfowl Disease Outbreak

Possible Waterfowl Disease OutbreakSara Zaleski, Wildlife Research Technician with the ODNR Division of Wildlife, recently issued a statement that there is currently a possible disease outbreak occurring in waterfowl found in Erie, Ottawa, and Huron counties. Reports of sick and dead Canada geese and mallards...

OLHAP

Ohio Landowner/Hunter Access Partnership The Ohio Division of Wildlife (DOW) recently announced a brand new program known as the Ohio Landowner/Hunter Access Partnership (OLHAP).  Similar to their Cooperative hunting program they have had in place for several years now, the OLHAP program goal is also to...

Furbearer Roadkill Survey

Ohio's Furbearer Roadkill SurveyIn 1979, the ODNR Division of Wildlife began conducting roadkill surveys in the spring (March and April) for several furbearers and small game mammals, most lately focusing mainly on raccoons, skunks, opossums, and woodchucks.  This annual survey method used for long-term monitoring...