Rain, Rain Go Away: Workshop for Local Engineers

Image via Wikipedia Workshop to be available via webcast at locations across Ohio CLEVELAND, OH – An upcoming workshop will update engineers and planners about the latest research on stormwater treatment practices that enhance water quality, prevent flooding and save money. The Stormwater System…

US Waterfowl Census- Gonna Be a Good Year

Image via Wikipedia The preliminary estimate of total ducks from the 2009 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey was 42 million, which is 13 percent greater than last year’s estimate and 25 percent greater than the 1955-2008 average, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

Cleveland Area Lakefront Gets New Bird Sanctuary

Image via Wikipedia BRATENAHL, OH – Birding and outdoor enthusiasts have a new recreational outlet with the recent completion of a 19.5-acre acquisition in the village of Bratenahl. The Lake Erie Coastal and Riparian Forest Preserve is located on the north side of Lake…

Philadelphia Eaglet Released into Wild

Image by Getty Images via Daylife DOYLESTOWN – For the second time in 13 years, Pennsylvania Game Commission and Philadelphia Zoo officials teamed up to foster a zoo-hatched eagle into a wild nest in the Commonwealth. This time the eaglet was placed in a…

US Grants Put-In-Bay $2.2 Million for Boating

Image via Wikipedia Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced more than $12.5 million in competitive grants that will be awarded to 11 states ranging from California to Maine for 14 boating infrastructure projects. The grants, which will help fund construction of docks,…

Six Projects for the Citizen/Scientist- Pick your Species

Volunteer to Monitor Spiders, Toads, Birds and More! COLUMBUS, OH – Six programs utilizing citizen scientist volunteers in statewide wildlife monitoring efforts were this year’s honorees at the 25th annual Wildlife Diversity Conference according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of…

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