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Tag Archives: State Parks

Interested in becoming an Ohio Wildlife Officer?

ODNR accepting applications through April 15 COLUMBUS, OH – Applications are being accepted beginning Monday, March 28 through Friday, April 15, for the next wildlife officer training school, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. ODNR is seeking to fill approximately 18 new wildlife officer…


Tsunami Impacts on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours.  Fortunately, Midway residents received approximately 4 hours of advanced warning and successfully implemented its tsunami emergency plan.  All…


Singing Sands pre-school program at Indiana Dunes in April

The Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center is offering a Singing Sands pre-school program on four Fridays in the month of April. Program dates are April 1, 8, 15, and 22. Parents with children between the ages of 3 and 5 may sign up their child for an hour of…


Wild mushroom expert and author to speak at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

Kirkwood Mo — Spring mushroom hunting season in Missouri is about to begin. Seeking out mushrooms is a rewarding way for people of all ages to connect with nature. Late March and April bring perfect conditions of temperature and moisture that can produce a bounty crop of fascinating and delectable…


DEP Reminds Residents It Is Illegal to Release Pet Turtles into the Wild

2011 Is the Year of the Turtle The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), as part of its Year of the Turtle awareness campaign with Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC), reminds citizens that it is illegal to release pet turtles into the wild. “Most turtles sold in pet…


DNR Hiring Now for Summer Positions at State Parks, Recreation Areas, Boating Facilities and Visitor Centers

More than 1,200 workers will be hired for summer jobs by the Department of Natural Resources in state parks, state recreation areas, boating facilities and visitor centers. Applications are being accepted now for positions such as greeting park visitors at the contact booth, selling Recreation Passport entrance permits, and performing…


BE EXTRA CAREFUL WITH FIRES, AWARE OF BEARS THIS SPRING

Weather forecasters are predicting a drier than normal spring and early summer in New Mexico, and the Department of Game and Fish is urging everyone who spends time outdoors to be extremely careful with fires. Anglers, campers and hikers who use state wildlife areas are urged to check restrictions before…


“Fun with Fossils” workshop at Clifty Falls SP, March 19

“Fun with Fossils” workshop will be held Saturday, March 19, from 1-3 p.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park nature center. Launch your fossil hunt with an introduction to fossils found in southeast Indiana, including notes on their marine origins and ecological significance. Participants will learn fossil identification and collect…


IDNR Announces Operating Hours For La Salle Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area

Season opens on March 16th MARSEILLES, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources today announced that the La Salle Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area will open for the 2011 season on March 16. Beginning March 16 through March 31, La Salle Lake will be open Wednesday thru Sunday,…


Feathered Wonders! Birding in West Virginia’s State Parks

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird!  It’s a plane! It’s … well it really is a bird and the question is, “What kind is it?”  West Virginia state parks host and organize various birding activities and events. Full-time naturalists and programmers are on-site at…