David Spangler, vice president of the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association, participates in water sampling with Ohio Sea Grant.
Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative
The first results are in from the Harmful Algal Blooms Research Initiative (HABRI).
LATEST NEWS & EVENTSMORE
Ohio Sea Grant Releases Summary of Second Year of ODHE Harmful Algal Bloom Research InitiativeBy Jill Jentes Banicki •
NOAA, partners predict significant summer harmful algal bloom for western Lake ErieBy Jill Jentes Banicki •
Ohio State’s Stone Lab Wraps Up 2017 Guest Lecture Series With Fisheries Research SpeakerBy Christina Dierkes •
2017 Buckeye Island Hop
This annual event gives alumni and friends of Ohio State a chance to take part in an outdoor volunteer project, and meet new people.Stone Lab, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
Wetland plant training is the newest addition to skill-enhancing workshops at Ohio State’s Stone LabBy Lisa Aurand Rice •
Ohio Sea Grant Researcher Receives NOAA Grant to Study When Algal Blooms Become HarmfulBy Christina Dierkes •
Ohio Department of Higher Education Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative Proposal Deadline
Proposals must be submitted online by 5 p.m.Online Event • Christopher Winslow
South Bass Island visitors can experience Lake Erie science and history at Stone Lab sitesBy Lisa Aurand Rice •
Live Water Quality Data
Lake Erie Water Quality Powered by: WQData Live
Solar Panel Data Sustainability Initiative
Meet Our Educators
Ohio agents work with and help diverse agencies and organizations such as the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Development, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Lake Erie Office, Chambers of Commerce and Port Authorities, Ohio Visitors Bureaus, Natural Resources Conservation Service, outdoor writers, charterboat associations, and the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association. Learn more about our extension program
Visit Gibraltar Island, Experience Stone Lab!
A large majority of Ohio birders are college graduates.
An outreach campaign on preventing the spread of invasive species has led to a large positive change in angler behavior.
25% of students and teachers taking Stone Lab classes receive scholarships.
Lake Erie produces 50% of Great Lakes fish, more than the other 4 Great Lakes combined.
Issues Facing Our Lakes
Harmful Algal Blooms
HABs have been a focus of Ohio Sea Grant’s work since 1971. Today, Sea Grant’s work on reducing and preventing HABs ranges from the local to the international level
Not sure where to start? Our HABs FAQs give you a quick overview of the issue and possible solutions.
Algae Through the Ages
Ohio Sea Grant has been working to address Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie for over 30 years.
Lake Erie Issues: HABs
We have collected information on Harmful Algal Blooms on a special overview page.
Extension Educator Jill Bartolotta has been out in the field this month with students. This morning she led a beach clean up with Stow-Munroe Falls...