October 2010

Erie Canal Heritage Center

Image via Wikipedia WATERFORD, N.Y. – In the town of Albion, New York, a tugboat lounges in placid waters, secured by its mooring ropes. Nearby, a sage-green bridge appears in soft focus across the same waters—those of the Erie Canal. A peaceful stroll along the canal banks at Albion is just one of the many attractions that the… Read more Erie Canal Heritage Center

Ohio Fall Foliage: Week Four

COLUMBUS, OH – Dynamic blazes of orange, yellow, red and rust will provide the perfect backdrop for hikers who are ready to reconnect with the natural world this weekend. ODNR is reporting near peak and peak fall foliage in most parts of the state. “There are many organized hikes planned at Ohio state parks and… Read more Ohio Fall Foliage: Week Four

Ohio Fall Foliage Update: Week Three

Image via Wikipedia And Fall Festivals, Harvest events, and Halloween! COLUMBUS, OH – Fall color is starting to come on this week with the seasonally cool temperatures. ODNR is reporting near peak fall foliage in shades of red, orange, gold and yellow in areas throughout Ohio. “Pockets of color are becoming more noticeable in both… Read more Ohio Fall Foliage Update: Week Three

Portage Lakes Drawdown Oct 18th

COLUMBUS, OH – Lake levels will be dropped at several areas of Portage Lakes State Park beginning October 18 to allow for dock repairs, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  The water will remain lowered until November 15. Lakes in the Portage Lakes chain that will be affected by the annual drawdown include East… Read more Portage Lakes Drawdown Oct 18th

Ohio Waterfowl Forecast

Image via Wikipedia COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio waterfowl hunters should have good opportunities to take some of the most popular species of waterfowl, based on the findings of biologists at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The spring pond index for the prairie pothole region of North America (Kansas to central Saskatchewan) and breeding duck… Read more Ohio Waterfowl Forecast