Wildlife

2nd Case of CWD

Second Case of CWD Merits Even More AttentionOhio’s 2020-2021 deer hunting season may be over now, but we’re not completely “out of the woods” quite yet.  That is, with regard to an imminent health concern specific to Ohio’s white-tailed deer.  Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has...

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...

River Otter Survey

2021 River Otter Bridge Crossing Survey Once native to Ohio, the North American river otter was one species of wildlife that had been completely extirpated by the early 1900’s.  Though the river otter is still somewhat rarely seen in a majority of the counties throughout the...

2021 Tree/Fish Sale

2021 Spring Tree Seedling and Fingerling Fish Sale Unfortunately, the Erie Conservation District will not be conducting a Tree Seedling or a Fingerling Fish Sale Program this year.  However, there are several opportunities nearby. Our neighboring SWCD’s (Lorain, Huron, and Ottawa) will eagerly assist you, if...