1-800-WILDLIFE Ohio's toll-free # for general wildlife info/pubs
1-888-HOOKFISH Ohio's toll-free for Lake Erie fishing report
1-800-POACHER Ohio's toll-free to report poaching.
Local Rehabbers (see below for banded bird reports)
For the most current list of Ohio wildlife rehabilitators see
Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators Association
AKRON - Ohio Wildlife District Three, 912 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, OH 44319 (330) 644-2293.
Cuyahoga-Mary Greppin-(216) 932-6673 -Orphan mammals only.
Cuyahoga-Kim Hinkle (440) 498-0799 - Orphan squirrels and flying squirrels only.
Cuyahoga- Linda Palmentara- (216) 883-3008- Orphan mammals only
Cuyahoga- Lake Erie Nature and Science Center- (440) 871-2900- All as needed except deer, skunk, coyote, beaver, raccoon, and nursing wildlife.
Erie-Back to the Wild- (419) 684-9539- All birds and mammals (allowed to accept deer).
Geauga- Noreen Gibson- (440) 729-2554- Orphan squirrels only.
Lake- Penitentary Glenn- (440) 256-1404 ext 2131- All birds(except non-native species) and mammals, excluding bats.
Lorain- Jacqueline Ptacek- (440) 926-1235- All as needed.
Medina- Tiffany Hrabak-(330) 239-4101-Mammals only.
Medina- Laura Jordan - (330) 667-2386- Primarily raptors, waterfowl and songbirds with limited space for mammals.
Medina-Midge and Dan Shotwell- (330) 667-2915- Orphan mammals only
Medina- Jayne Marie Smith- ( 330) 722-3216- Mammals and waterfowl only.
Portage- Sandi Bindas- (440) 548-2299- Mammals only.
Portage- James White- (330) 628-5217- White-tailed deer only.
Banded Bird Injury Reports
Two easy ways to report banded birds: Call: 1-800-327-BAND(2263) OR
Go to the Bird Banding Laboratory webpage:
To report dead corvids (blue jays and crows) see below: (Sick, but still living any kind of bird, call a rehabber) You should report dead corvids to your county health department (some co.'s won't test other birds).