Ohio remains vigilant in Asian Carp testing

Only a single water sample, out of 225 samples from the Maumee River and 100 samples from the Sandusky River, contained traces of genetic material from silver Asian carp, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The testing seeks to identify the presence of environmental DNA (eDNA) from…
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Fish Sale at OSWCD

Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District announces its 2013 Fish Sale. Area pond owners have the opportunity to stock their ponds with fish through this convenient and low-cost program until Friday, Sept. 27. The fish are supplied by Fender’s Fish Hatchery, Baltic, Ohio. Their tank truck, with aerator, will distribute…
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Cooler temperatures are a blessing for anglers

Gabe Fassler, 8, with his catch. As we all know, weather plays a big role in fishing. This summer has been up and down in the temperature division, and we’ve had more rain this season than we have the past couple of seasons. While it might not be desirable for…
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Senator Sherrod Brown visits ONWR

Senator Sherrod Brown talks with ONWR Refuge Manager Jason Lucas and ODNR’s Scott Butterworth about the GLRI fish passage project. Justin Woldt. On Friday afternoon United States Senator Sherrod Brown visited Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge (ONWR) near Oak Harbor. His visit was a meeting of federal employees working toward a…
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Conservation Day at East Harbor State Park

Rescued birds from the rehabilitation facility Back to the Wild Saturday, Aug. 10, was East Harbor State Park’s ninth annual Conservation Day. The event hosted many children and adults who wanted to learn about Lake Erie and the environment. Many attendees were campers from East Harbor State Park who rode…
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