Tag: wildlife

Just because wild animals poop in the woods, that doesn’t mean your pup should. It sounds very picky: squirrels, birds, coyotes and rabbits leave their poop right where it is, and that doesn’t hurt anything, right? Read on to learn how not cleaning up after your pet can be detrimental to the environment and wildlife.

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A Chickadee is in the midst of landing at a bird feeder.

Bird feeders are a good source of food for birds and can bring joy to bird watchers. Nature Interpreter Ellen shares how using native plants around bird feeders will create a more holistic and safer habitat for local birds.

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Coyote prints in the snow

Sometimes peering out the window or stepping out into the cold can give you a case of the winter blahs. No matter the weather, wildlife continues to be active and moving about, leaving signs of their activities wherever they go. Be on the lookout for these signs of winter wildlife during your next trek outdoors.

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A Canada goose stands in a field on a sunny fall morning.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Have you ever wonder what happens to Ohio wildlife in the winter months? Guest Experiences Manager Amy is at Sharon Woods taking your questions and helping us find the “life” in winter wildlife in this video.

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Eastern box turtle

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Where do turtles, frogs, snakes and other Hamilton County wildlife go when the cold weather arrives? Tune in as Nature Interpreter Will shares all about their survival techniques.

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