Orlando heads the statewide Ohio Clean Marinas Program, providing environmental education to marinas and boaters.
Birding Trail Guidebook
The book lists 88 popular and less well-known birding spots all along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast.
LATEST NEWS & EVENTSMORE
Stone Lab Winter Program & Silent Auction
Save the Date for the 2017 Stone Lab Winter ProgramLongaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43210 • Nancy Cruickshank
Spring Work Weekend
Save the date for the 2017 Spring Work Weekend, tentatively scheduled for April 22-23Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
Deadline: NOAA Marine Debris Challenge
Students from Ohio Congressional District 9 are invited to create a public service announcement on the issue of marine debris in Lake Erie.Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Susan Bixler
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Online Event • Nancy Cruickshank
Ohio Sea Grant Research to Determine How Algal Blooms Impact Fish’s Vision and Hunting BehaviorBy Christina Dierkes •
Buckeye Island Hop
Save the date for the 2017 Buckeye Island Hop, tentatively scheduled for October 20-22Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
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.
Earlier this week we pulled our research buoys (one near Gibraltar Island, one off Sandusky that we deploy in partnership with Bowling Green State...
Wetland fish sampling at Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge today. Assistant Lab Manager Kevin Hart found a big b… https://t.co/7ooZSKqGwL
We had a great trawl just off Cleveland yesterday with Extension Program Leader Tory Gabriel, Assistant Stone Lab Manager Kevin Hart and Biological...