Welcome

Welcome to the home page for retired and resigned employees of the Ohio Division of Wildlife

Purpose

This site will strive to provide a forum for retired and resigned ODOW employees to stay in touch with old friends and co-workersWhat’s New

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Retired Wildlife Officers may renew their firearms qualification in the upcoming months. Click HERE for instructions.


Alan Hamilton, 78 of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Monday May 6, 2019. Al was a retired Wildlife Investigator from District 4.


Kenny Davis, Farmdale, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Kenny was the area manger (retired) at Shenango Wildlife Area in District 3


Barbara Marie Bates passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Barbara worked at the Division of Wildlife headquarters in Columbus until her retirement.


Jerry Cremeans died January 11, 2019. He had been the Fayette County Wildlife Officer for 25 years


The 2018 ODOWR Treasurer’s report has been posted


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Ohio Wildlife Officers killed in the line of duty


Medicare Connector HRA Reimbursement process


Check out some newly added videos from the Division’s archives. CLICK HERE


Wildlife Officer Class Photos


Chip Gross has a new book. Poachers Were My Prey: Eighteen Years as an Undercover Wildlife Officer has just been published by Kent State University Press, Black Squirrel Books. It’s the story of R. T. Stewart, an Ohio wildlife officer who was undercover for nearly two decades infiltrating poaching rings. To order personalized, autographed copies, go to Chip’s web site: www.chipgross.com.


Wilderness Patrol,  Stories by James (Ron) Bailey from his recently published book

PrefaceOperation RawhideMistakes-Suicide-Mishaps & Murder
Ron Bailey is a former Division of Wildlife officer. Order his new book, WILDERNESS PATROL by clicking HERE


ODNR Resource Newsletter has been replaced with their revamped website at: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/


Employees of the Ohio Division of Wildlife have compiled a book of wild game recipes. Click here to download a copy in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat


Southern Ohio retirees meet the first Tuesday of each month. Click here for more information.


Central Ohio retirees meet the last Tuesday of each month. Click here for more information.


Obtain the latest list of retirees’ names and e-mail addresses. Click HERE or on “List of Retirees” on the sidebar. (List is available only to other retirees)