Prevent ODNR From Allowing Trapping Of Bobcats

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife is considering instituting a trapping season in certain areas of the state after sightings of bobcats have continued to increase. 

According to ODNR, the bobcat was removed from the list of Ohio endangered and threatened species in July 2014. 

Verified sightings of bobcats have been on the rise in recent years- with more than 2,000 sightings from 1970 through 2017. Nearly 500 of those sightings happened in just the last year.