July 24, 2011

2010 Bobcat and Black Bear Sightings

ODNR Division of Wildlife Confirmed Sightings

Bobcat 2009: 92
Bobcat 2010: 106

Black Bear 2009: 51
Black Bear 2010: 64

Source: Wild Ohio magazine. Summer 2011.

July 19, 2011

Jeremiah Morrow Bridge

The Jeremiah Morrow Bridge spans the Little Miami River
near Fort Ancient in Warren County



Wood Strawberry



Heartleaf Hedgenettle



Tall Bellflower



Deptford Pink



Red Clover



A solemn monument to a lost loved one

July 15, 2011

Chaparral Prairie State Nature Preserve

The Bald Hill of Chaparral Prairie



Butterfly Weed



Milkweed



Prairie Dock



Prairie False Indigo



Wild Potato-vine



Rattlesnake-master



Spotted St. Johnswort



St. Johnswort

July 4, 2011

Shoemaker State Nature Preserve

Cedar Fork



Undercut Dolomite Formation



Cedar Fork



Cedar Fork



Cedar Fork



View of Tolle Hill



Virginia Bluebells



Miterwort



Sessile Trillium



Bloodroot



Rue Anemone



Blue Phlox

Fort Hill State Memorial

Forest cathedral



Hopewell earthworks



 Inside the Keyhole, 77' long natural tunnel in the Peebles dolomite



Western entrance of the Keyhole



Eastern entrance of the Keyhole (Bridge Creek exits the natural tunnel here
and empties into the Baker Fork of Ohio Brush Creek)



Crested Dwarf Iris



Violet Wood-sorrel



Spiderwort



Forest gods along the Buckeye Trail