Contact Us

Ohio Biological Survey
P.O. Box 21370
Columbus, OH 43221-0370
614-457-8787 (Phone)
614-457-6005 (FAX)



OBS Board of Trustees


Bob Deal, Secretary
Shawnee State University


Mark Dilley, Chair
MAD Scientist Associates


Bob Glotzhober
Ohio Historical Society (retired)


Charlene Hopkins, Student Member
Ohio University


Jim LaneTreasurer
Redbank Advisors


Jason Larson
Richland County Park District


Steve Madewell
Metroparks of the Toledo Area


Dave McShaffrey
Marietta College


Kendra Wecker
ODNR, Division of Wildlife



OBS Staff


Constance HausmanExecutive Director
Cleveland Metroparks 


Gene KritskyPublications Director / Business Manager
Mount St. Joseph University


Frank BrockmeyerOffice Manager


Pete PrecarioLegal Counsel
Precario Law; Midwest Biodiversity Institute



Website Credits


Thanks to Joe Ickes of Joseph Ickes Design for site design and Jim Roetzel of Jim Roetzel Photography for providing photos.  Additional photos provided by Jim Lane, Steve Ash, Jerry Cannon, and Frank Brockmeyer.

  • Publication Highlight:

    "Elasmobranch Husbandry Manual, Volume II" by Smith, et al., Now Available!