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Forest Carnivore returns to Southeast Ohio

Posted by collegegreenou on November 13, 2009

bobcat wilds

The larger, more asymmetric track was made by a bobcat's front foot. The more round and slightly smaller track was made by the rear foot. Photo by Joe Brehm

By Audrey Rabalais
CG Science

A small predator stalks its way through the night in Wayne National Forest, spotting a turkey feather on a tree and further enticed by the scent of beaver castor oil and catnip. It approaches the alluring trap, relieving an itch against blunt nails under the feather. With two quick camera flashes, the bobcat disappears, leaving only a few stray hairs and its picture on the film. Read the rest of this entry »

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Members of ACF work to restore chestnut trees to Ohio forests

Posted by collegegreenou on August 7, 2009

Ohio University students and volunteers from the American Chestnut Foundation get started with planting 400 chestnut seedlings. Photo by Daniel Williams

Ohio University students and volunteers from the American Chestnut Foundation get started with planting 400 chestnut seedlings. Photo by Daniel Williams

By Audrey Rabalais

Every Christmas the sound of Nat King Cole crooning “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” resonates on the radio; however, for many the memory of roasting chestnuts is a distant one. Read the rest of this entry »

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