Nictitating Membrane- The Third Eyelid for Protection
This Wild Ohio Video posted October 7, 2013. This Screech Owl gives us a close up view of the Nictitating Membranes and how they are used to protect the eyes. http://vimeo.com/76355122 ...
Ohio State’s First Green Roof Makes Debut
Ohio State’s first publicly accessible green roof is open to visitors at Howlett Hall on the campus of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The green roof, or rooftop garden, is part of the university’s Chadwick Arboretum and Lea ...
Unique Views of the World- Haunting Creatures of Lake Natron
Extreme Alkalinity Preserves Creatures For Eternity Ohio has many interesting and unique natural environments, but nothing to compare with the unique environment of Lake Natron in Northen Tanzania. Unlucky creatures caught up in it's lethal waters a ...
http://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ Dr. Katrina Cornish ...
Wild Ohio- Water Fowl Wing Identification
Join ODNR Waterfowl Biologist, Mike Ervin as he explains the different wing feather colorations and patterns for Wood, Mallard and American Black ducks. Mourning Dove wing identification is also discussed. http://vimeo.com/63599634 ...
Ohio eBird Hot Spots sponsored by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society,
Ohio eBird Hot Spots eBird is a real-time, online checklist program which has revolutionized the way that the birding community reports and accesses information about birds. Jointly sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, ...
The Science of Fall Color
ODNR Forester- Casey Burdick explains the science behind fall color and some of the variables that affect fall color in Ohio. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SPRyk2ZgBss ...
Fall Colors Start to Emerge as Autumn Officially Begins
Autumn officially began on Sunday, Sept. 22, and with its arrival people may begin to notice some colors emerging as the fall color season begins, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). http://fallcolor.ohiodnr.gov/fall-color-home/tag/f ...
Ohio Fall Foliage Driving Tours- Ohio's Rural Countryside
There's no better way to savor the excitement and diversity of fall color than with a drive through the state's rural countryside. Spectacular views appear at every bend in the road in some areas. ODNR recommends this sampling from among the mos ...
State Coordinator Appointed to the OCVN Program
The OCVN Program is pleased to WELCOME Anne Baird, who officially started as the part-time State Coordinator for the OCVN Program in August 2013. Anne shares some of her ideas and goals for the OCVN Program below. September 30, 2013 Hello OCVN's, ...