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July 3, 2019 - 3:23pm --

In case you missed Joe Boggs' BYGL Alert, be very careful if you’re hiking or gardening.  Poison hemlock and wild parsnip plants still represent a serious risk, particularly in southern and central Ohio.

Last week, media outlets in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, and Toledo picked up on the BYGL Alert.  Here’s the Fox19 report:

Here’s the BYGL Alert which includes an image of what wild parsnip can do to your skin.