Free Waterfowl Identification Workshop at Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area

Saturday, March 17, 2018 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Waterfowl hunters and wildlife enthusiasts are invited to attend a free waterfowl identification workshop on March 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

The workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area, located at 3451 County Road 256, Vickery, 43464. The workshop is free of charge, but preregistration is required by March 15, as space is limited. Interested individuals can register by calling Kelly Schott at 419-898-0960 ext 21.

ODNR Division of Wildlife professionals will cover topics including the basics of waterfowl identification and waterfowl life history. Participants will also have the opportunity to use their identification skills while viewing spring migrating ducks on the wildlife area. 

This workshop will be held indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and dress in layers, as weather conditions along Lake Erie can change quickly. Waterproof boots and binoculars are also recommended.

For more information on Ohio’s waterfowl and waterfowl hunting opportunities, please visit


Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area
3451 County Road 256
Vickery, OH

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