ODNR unveils new Nature Preserves license plate
Plate sales benefit state nature preserves’ facilities & programming
COLUMBUS, OH— Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Assistant Director Rich Milleson will be joined by Ohio Representative Dan Dodd to unveil ODNR’s newest conservation plate at a short ceremony at Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve on Friday, June 18 at 10 a.m. in the main parking lot. The public is invited to attend and a naturalist-led hike follows the short ceremony.
WHAT: Nature Preserves License Plate Unveiling & Nature Hike
WHO: Ohio Rep. Dan Dodd
ODNR Assistant Director Rich Milleson
ODNR Natural Area & Preserves Staff
WHEN: Friday, June 18, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve – Licking County
Blackhand Gorge is located 8 miles east of Newark on State Route 16. Exit south on State Route 146 and proceed to preserve’s entrance, which is south on County Road 273.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR Web site at www.ohiodnr.com.
For more information, contact:
Heidi Hetzel-Evans, ODNR Media Relations
614. 265. 6860
Jason Fallon, ODNR External Affairs
614. 265. 6842