: Photograph of a Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) on a butterfly bush. Naturalist and photographer Ralph Ramey documented plants, animals, insects, and other notable features of the Ohio landscape on his travels throughout Ohio. Ramey is a prolific writer and is the author of "Fifty Hikes in Ohio: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips throughout the Buckeye State." The photographs he took often illustrated his lectures and books. Ramey spent time working for the Franklin County Park District, the Miami County Park District, and served as Director of the Glen Helen Nature Preserve in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He also worked as the Chief of the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves before retiring in 1994. View on Ohio Memory.
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: Butterflies; Wildflowers--Ohio; Nature photography; Naturalists; Nature conservation Places