Stories tagged with: Nicole Hafer

January 23, 2015 - 11:12am
1 year 31 weeks ago

Coyotes live among us and most of the time you don't even know it. 

In the city the animal likes to make its home in vacant fields, abandoned buildings and storm sewers, living off rats and mice. An Education and Wildlife Specialist for the Muskingum Soil Water Conservation District said usually they'll never cause a problem, but it's the exceptions that can throw this living arrangement off balance.

"They're a really interesting animal. We kind of want people to...

January 18, 2014 - 6:22pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

The first ever winter bird watch took place at the Zane State OUZ Pavilion earlier on Saturday.

The Professor of Parks, Recreation and Wildlife at Zane State, Scott Albaugh, along with Wildlife Specialist Nicole Hafer, guided the viewing tours. More than 50 people showed up to learn about the different types of birds that are native to Ohio.

"A lot of little birds, some of the smaller songbirds, the nuthatches, chickadees, some of the small birds you see at your feeders. We...

June 21, 2013 - 6:15pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Local students got a chance to have an interactive experience with wild life Friday.

The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District had their 14th annual Camp Adventure this year.The camp gave students a chance to learn about what animals Ohio has to offer and what they can look out for when exploring on their own.

"One of the animals that are really common here that people don't think are common are flying squirrels. Flying squirrels are extremely common in Ohio, but we...

May 18, 2013 - 5:18pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Smokey the Bear paid a visit to the Community Water Festival Saturday.

The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District partnered with the Muskingum Valley Park District to have the Water Festival which taught children about farming techniques, water conservation, and other important topics such as fire and electricity.

"I learned that if you keep turning and turning and turning soil over it will not get into the soil for the crops but if you don't turn it over as much it...

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