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
NOAA, partners predict significant summer harmful algal bloom for western Lake ErieBy Jill Jentes Banicki •
Wetland plant training is the newest addition to skill-enhancing workshops at Ohio State’s Stone LabBy Lisa Aurand Rice •
Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference
This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge about algal blooms, their causes, and best management practices to prevent them.Stranahan Center, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614 • Christopher Winslow
Canceled: "Andersonville Trial" by The Courthouse Players at the South Bass Island Lighthouse
The Courthouse Players, a theatrical group of local lawyers and judges, will perform "The Andersonville Trial."South Bass Island Lighthouse, 2360 Langram Road, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
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
Buckeye Island Hop
Save the date for the 2017 Buckeye Island Hop, tentatively scheduled for October 20-22Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
Ohio Sea Grant Releases Summary of Second Year of ODHE Harmful Algal Bloom Research InitiativeBy Jill Jentes Banicki •
Ohio State’s Stone Lab Wraps Up 2017 Guest Lecture Series With Fisheries Research SpeakerBy Christina Dierkes •
Ohio Sea Grant Requests Pre-Proposals for Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI) ProjectsBy Christina Dierkes •
Stone Lab Open House
Save the date for the 2017 Stone Lab open house, tentatively scheduled for September 9Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
South Bass Island visitors can experience Lake Erie science and history at Stone Lab sitesBy Lisa Aurand Rice •
2017 Guest Lecture Series at Ohio State’s Stone Lab Features Agencies, ResearchersBy Christina Dierkes •
Live Water Quality Data
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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.
Today we're hosting folks from all over the state for what we sometimes call Lake Erie County Commissioners, Mayors and Decision Makers Day --...
Two Ohio finalists have been selected for the National Sea Grant College Program John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship! Learn more about 2018...