FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 8, 2010
Give the Gift of Wildlife Conservation This Holiday Season
COLUMBUS, OH– The gift of conservation has never been easier or closer to home, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. Impress the wildlife enthusiasts in your life with an Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp this holiday season. When you purchase this attractive “made in Ohio” gift, $14 of each $15 stamp sold supports:
- habitat restoration, land purchases and conservation easements;
- keeping common species common;
- endangered and threatened native species;
- wildlife and habitat research projects; and
- educational product for students and wildlife enthusiasts, such as our popular field guides and CDs.
“The diversity of native plants and animals found in Ohio are part of the natural heritage that enriches all of our lives,” said Division of Wildlife Chief David M. Graham. “Giving an Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp – or buying one for yourself – is another way to help ensure the future of our state’s wildlife and the habitat they call home.”
Each Legacy packet includes a collectible stamp, an attractive commemorative card suitable for framing and a window cling for the car or truck. You can buy the stamp online at wildohio.com or by mail.
Do something wild this holiday season, invest in an Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp and help “Keep the Wild in Ohio.” Learn more at wildohiostamp.com.
For more information, contact:
Laura Jones, ODNR, Division of Wildlife
614. 265. 6811