Our staff can supply technical support for many landowner management objectives. Managing forest and wildlife can bring satisfaction, beauty, environmental quality, improved hunting, increased timber value, increased property value and many other benefits to the landowner.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources-
For a list of the County Wildlife Officers and how to report a violation can be found here: https://ohiodnr.gov/rules-and-regulations/rules-for-landowners/county-wildlife-officers
Hunting Rules and Regulations: https://ohiodnr.gov/rules-and-regulations/recreation-rules/hunting-rules
Fishing Rules and Regulations: https://ohiodnr.gov/rules-and-regulations/recreation-rules/fishing-rules
Trapping Rules and Regulations: https://ohiodnr.gov/rules-and-regulations/recreation-rules/trapping-rules
Nest box Plans:
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement (SAFE CRP) – A continuous CRP program aimed at restoring habitat vital to meet state wildlife conservation needs. SAFE provides landowners increased incentive payments for planting grasses and pollinator friendly plants. like other continuous programs, sing up is on-going.
Wetland Reserve Easement – USDA incentive program for landowners who wish to establish or enhance existing wetlands on their property. Landowners receive cost share incentive payments to establish or restore wetlands and an additional payment for placing the conservation easement on the wetland enrolled.
Wildlife Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) – USDA conservation incentive program provides cost share for eligible practices to enhance wildlife.