Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

Address:14000 W State Rt 2
Oak Harbor, OH 43449

Phone:419-898-0014
Fax:419-898-7895
Web: www.fws.gov/midwest/Ottawa
Established: 1961.
Location:15 miles east of Toledo in northern Ohio.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, trails.
Activities:Hunting, trapping, fishing, hiking, educational programs.
Special Features:Up to 70 percent of the Mississippi Flyway population of black ducks can be found int he Lake Erie marshes during fall migration. Large numbers of migrating songbirds stop in the area to rest during their spring migration.
Habitats: 6,350 acres of wetland, native prairie, wooded areas, and open estuary.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: Canada geese, mallards, teal, wood ducks, American wigeon, canvasbacks, bald eagles, coyotes, and white-tailed deer.

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Ohio's hunters, anglers, and trappers benefit from LWCF's dollars; from controlled hunts on the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, to trapping in the Wayne National Forest, to fishing from LWCF funded boat ramps.
Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced from Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge a proposal for new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries managed by the U.S.

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