Ohio Department of Natural Resources

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Experts working for the state have concluded planks and pieces of wood pulled from the muck of Buckeye Lake are wreckage of a canal boat that sunk in 1850.

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is increasing patrols of waterways this weekend in an effort to reduce deaths and accidents caused by boaters who are high on drugs or alcohol. 

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has posted warning signs at Buckeye Lake boat ramps after tests conducted last week show high levels of algae toxins in the water.

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says toxic algae blooms at Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio are getting better.

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State officials will let the water level rise by two feet in Buckeye Lake after keeping it low for over a year as a precaution because of it's deteriorating earthen dam.

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says work to renovate 20 cabins at Hocking Hills State Park has been completed. 

Ohio's Division of Parks and Recreation and Watercraft would be combined under a Department of Natural Resources a budget proposal aimed at trimming costs. 

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the amount of fracking wastewater pumped underground in the state increased by more than 15 percent last year. 

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Workers have begun constructing a stability barrier in front of the deteriorating Buckeye Lake dam as part of a project to replace the structure.

The Ohio EPA and Department of Natural Resources are fining an international oil and gas company more than 200 thousand dollars for a malfunction and fire at a fracking well in Monroe County in 2014 that killed thousands of fish and forced the temporary evacuation of some residents.

Newark Advocate

The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. 

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has identified the man who drowned in Kiser Lake after falling out of a Kayak on Sunday.

Newark Advocate

The central Ohio lake where a faulty dam and lowered water levels are already biting into the summer economy now has another problem: algae blooms. 

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state remains the national leader in the number of Tree City USA communities with 242.

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has set new construction and dock usage policies at Buckeye Lake.

State natural resources officials are reminding Ohioans about outdoor burning regulations for spring as warmer weather approaches. 

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is reviewing proposed new ginseng regulations as the number of Ohioans digging and selling the medicinal root increases.

The state says oil and gas production rose in the fourth quarter.

State Auditor David Yost is recommending an increase in the cost of fishing and hunting permits to boost yearly revenue for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

400 homes in Jefferson County were evacuated after a nearby fracking operation sprung a leak and began shooting invisible gaseous discharge into the air. 

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