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Celebrating 50 Years

Humble Beginnings (1960s and 1970s) The year was 1967. Although Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources had been established 18 years before in 1949, it was three years before the establishment of the federal EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and celebration of the first Earth Day in 1970. It would be another…
Nature Series deer photo

Nature Series

Get down and dirty as we explore different park habitats, identify wildlife, and learn about conservation efforts right here in Stark County. Programs, workshops, citizen science projects, and so much more will be offered in our new Nature Series. Between March and October, the first 10 participants to attend 7+…

Walborn Reservoir Eagle Nest Report

In 1979 there were only four eagle pairs in Ohio. The state is now home to over 200 nests and with around 300 known eaglets hatching each year. The eaglets at Walborn Reservoir have never been banded by ODNR for safety reasons: the nesting tree has been struck by lightning several…