The ODNR Division of Wildlife is again extending an opportunity to local ag producers to farm a few acres within the Resthaven and Willow Point Wildlife Areas, constituting approximately 37 aces and 25 acres respectively. The farming agreements allow members of the local community to do business with the State, while also helping to manage state-owned lands and further enhancing vital wildlife habitat.
Any ag producer interested in submitting a bid to farm either Wildlife Area can go to the ODNR, Division of Wildlife, Wildlife Lands Management webpage for Resthaven and/or Willow Point to obtain the Cooperative Farming Summary and Bid Sheet. The deadline to submit the contract is December 30, 2022.
Any questions or for further information with regard to the farm agreements, contact one the managers at the Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area at 419-547-6007 or email: Jim.Brown@dnr.ohio.gov or Matthew.Connor@dnr.ohio.gov.