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Drawing slated for youth hunt PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 17:09
FINDLAY - A special drawing will be held March 15, 2014 at the Lake La Su An Wildlife Area headquarters for youths interested in turkey hunting according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. Youths age 17 and younger may participate.
Lake La Su An Wildlife Area headquarters is located at 09-455 County Road R, Pioneer. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and will continue until the drawing at 10 a.m. Youth hunters must possess a valid hunting license to register and are not required to be present to register. Adults may register a youth by presenting the youth's hunting license.
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ODA/FFA announce 2014 grant program PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 17:09
REYNOLDSBURG - The Ohio Department of Agriculture has released grant applications for the 2014 Agricultural and Rural Community Outreach Program (ARCOP).
The program, jointly administered by the Ohio FFA Foundation, Ohio FFA Association and the Ohio Department of Agriculture, helps local FFA chapters finance worthy community development projects.
Local FFA chapters can submit project proposals until March 15 to the Ohio FFA Foundation. A committee will then select projects to receive grant funds ranging from $750 to $2,500.  Grant winners will be notified by April 1.
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State offers gypsy moth open houses in Northwest Ohio PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 28 January 2014 17:04
REYNOLDSBURG - Areas across Ohio are slated to receive gypsy moth aerial treatments by the Ohio Department of Agriculture in early spring to slow the spread of the destructive insect. Department staff members will host several open houses in treatment areas that will offer attendees the opportunity to speak directly with those who work with the program, learn about the pest, and view maps of treatment areas.
Citizens can also visit www.agri.ohio.gov/gypsymoth to learn more about this pest and to view maps of the treatment areas. Those with questions who live near a treatment area in the northwest Ohio region will have the opportunity to talk with experts at the following open houses:
• Van Wert County - Feb. 3, 6 - 8 p.m., Van Wert Municipal Building, 515 East Main Street, Van Wert
• Lucas County - Feb. 4, 6 - 8 p.m, Oak Openings Metro Lodge, 5240 Wilkins Road, Whitehouse
• Hancock County - Feb. 5, 6 - 8 p.m., Delaware Twp. Hall, 601 South Main Street, Mt. Blanchard
• Wyandot County - Feb. 6, 6 - 8 p.m., Upper Sandusky City Hall, 119 North 7th Street, Upper Sandusky
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Alpaca groups announce joint merger PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 17:05
Alpaca Registry, Inc. & Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association announced a merger earlier this week which will have their main focus, namely the strange burros and their owners to be bettered served by the merger.    
The newly formed Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. represents more than 10,000 members and 230,000 alpacas
Both former separate organizations have announced their members have voted to approve a merger to form a single organization. The newly formed Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) represents more than 10,000 members.
"Forming a single organization eliminates duplication in office staff, technology, insurance, elections, financial audits and office space, among other things," said Bonnie Potter, President, AOA Board of Directors. "Equally important for our members is having a single organization to call to get all questions answered and a single internet gateway where they, and the public, can access information about alpaca farms, alpaca shows and other aspects of our industry."
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How to become a certified volunteer naturalist PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 25 January 2014 11:13
For those with a strong interest of the natural surroundings, a desire to sharpen their outdoor interpretation skills and a willingness to share their knowledge with others, they may wish to consider becoming a Wood County Park District Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN).
Beginning in early April, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist training will be offered for residents of Wood County and surrounding areas. The OCVN program is a volunteer program which provides an extensive course in the natural sciences in exchange for a donation of volunteer hours to share your skills and knowledge with others through OCVN sponsored activities. The Wood County OCVN program is a cooperative venture between Ohio State University Extension Wood County, and the Wood County Park District.
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