"We hope this book never becomes an epitaph for what once was. Ohio is incredibly rich in biodiversity, possibly more so than any other midwestern state.... We encourage you to visit these places and view the greatest natural resources that Ohio has to offer." - from the Preface"
About the Author
Jim McCormac is the author of Birds of Ohio (2004). He writes a nature column for the Columbus Dispatch and has been widely published in popular nature periodicals, including Bird Watcher's Digest. He is an avian education specialist with the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Gary Meszaros, a retired schoolteacher, has been a dedicated nature photographer for more than twenty-five years. His photographs have appeared in many publications, including Smithsonian, National Wildlife, National Parks Magazine, Natural History, and Timeline.