Ever wonder how strong a spider's web is? Or been curious about why deer stick up their tails when they run?

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has answers for you. The department's online Park Pals program features lots of great information about Ohio wildlife and ideas for crafts and activities that families can do at home.

The website also has a link to events happening at parks around the state. There's even a page dedicated to helping kids learn how to they can make the earth a better place for plants, animals and people.

Visit www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/kidsintro/tabid/19445/Default.aspx to start a wildlife adventure.

-Melissa Kossler Dutton