Wild Ohio Article by Schott Wins National Award

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An article from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife’s Wild Ohio magazine has won a national communications award from the Association for Conservation Information.

“A Year in the Life of a Wetland” was awarded first place in the category for general interest magazine article. Written by Kelly Schott, a wildlife communication specialist, the winning article appeared in the 2022 Issue 4 edition of Wild Ohio magazine, which highlighted the H2Ohio program and the importance of wetlands in conservation. The article celebrated the changing flora and fauna of wetlands through the four seasons as well as the associated wildlife diversity.

“Kelly has been an incredible and valuable asset to ODNR and the Division of Wildlife,” says ODNR Director Mary Mertz. “She has a great talent for capturing the importance of wildlife and conservation. We’re so proud that her work has been recognized on a national level.”

Schott has served as the wildlife communication specialist at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area in Oak Harbor since 2016. Go to wildohio.gov to read a copy of the article.

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