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Articles About Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Mary Mertz and Gov. Mike DeWine announced on June 27 that the upcoming park, slated to be completed by 2024, will be named Great Council State Park.
The planned park, Ohio’s 76th, will aim to to preserve and highlight Oldtown, the site of one of the largest-known Shawnee settlements in Ohio, often cited by historians as the birthplace of Tecumseh.
On Saturday, March 13, around 12:30 p.m., a dead body was reportedly found at John Bryan State Park. The skeletal remains were found just north of the Orton picnic area.
A recent proposal by Enon Sand & Gravel to significantly expand mining operations in Mad River Township, just north of Yellow Springs, has many area residents deeply concerned.
In the late 1800s northwestern Ohio was at the center of an oil boom, and Ohio became the world’s largest oil producer. Soon drilling moved to eastern and central Ohio, which is today at the center of another fossil fuel boom