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Ohio Prairies Each Season

Ohio Prairies Each Season

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About OPA

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Prairie Regions  of Ohio

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Persistence of Ohio Prairies

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Persistence of Ohio Prairies Become a Member


1978 Ohio Prairies Report

OBS Ohio Prairie Report

Prairie Information Links

Other Regional Prairie Organizations

Illinois

Save the Prairie Society

http://www.savetheprairiesociety.org/


Iowa

Iowa Prairie Network

http://www.iowaprairienetwork.org/


Kansas

The Grassland Heritage Foundation

http://www.grasslandheritage.org/


Missouri

Missouri Prairie Foundation

http://www.moprairie.org/


Ontario

Tallgrass Ontario

Network of organizations and individuals working for prairie conservation in Ontario.

http://www.tallgrassontario.org/


Wisconsin

The Prairie Enthusiasts

http://www.theprairieenthusiasts.org/


Ohio Department of Natural Resources Sites

Ohio Division of Geological Survey

Ohio Geological Maps

A number of interesting maps are now available over the Internet, including new glacial geology and physiography maps.

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/geosurvey/gen/map/map.htm


Ohio Department of Natural Resources General Home Page

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/


DNAP Preserves Map and Information

Ohio Divisions of Natural Areas and Preserves

This site provides a map showing DNAP preserves and provides Preserve information and location data.

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/860/Default.aspx


Ohio Division of Wildlife Home Page

http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/


Wildlife Area Maps

Ohio Division of Wildlife

Downloadable maps of Ohio Wildlife Areas

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/wild_resourcessubhomepage/WildlifeAreaMapsLandingPage/tabid/19694/Default.aspx


Ohio Division of Natural Areas General Home Page

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/dnap/


Ohio Invasive Plants Council

http://www.oipc.info


Ohio Fire Laws and Regulations That Apply to Prairie Burns

Division of Forestry

Summary of Division of Forestry laws and procedures. No fall or spring fires without a fire plan, presence of a Certified Prescribed Fire Manager, and waiver from the Chief.

http://www.ohiodnr.com/Home/fire/FireLawsinOhio/tabid/5123/Default.aspx


Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

OEPA has strict and narrow regulations for the legal conduct of prairie burns. OEPA Open Burning requirements vary from county to county, so contact the listed OEPA administrator listed on this website. Prairie fires are in the category: ““Horticultural, silvicultural, range or wildlife management practices.”

http://www.epa.ohio.gov/portals/47/facts/openburn.pdf


Plant Species Information

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

PLANTS Database

In the Search box, enter a plant’s common or scientific name and get photos, distribution, and taxonomic information. Be aware that information on the presence in Ohio counties may not be valid for the modern period.

http://plants.usda.gov/index.html


Original Prairie Maps

Prairies of the Firelands, 1809

A map of the original pre-settlement prairies of The Firelands (Erie, Huron Counties, Ohio) has been  created from the field survey notes in 1808-09. Download this PDF below.

The Prairies of the Firelands


Ohio Prairie Article; Ohio Magazine

Prairie Inspiration

An article in Ohio Magazine about several Ohio prairies.

Ohio Magazine Prairie Article