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
Ohio Clean Marinas Recognizes Newly Certified and Recertified MarinasBy Sarah Orlando •
Ohio Sea Grant Hosts An Evening with Stone Lab to Benefit Ohio State’s Island CampusBy Christina Dierkes •
Support Stone Lab During Lake Erie Day at the 2017 Progressive Insurance Mid-America Boat ShowBy Christina Dierkes •
Deadline: Shipboard Science Workshop for Educators
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime professional development opportunity as you travel across Lake HuronOnline Event • Lyndsey Manzo
36th Annual Ohio Charter Captains Conference
This annual conference provides updates on Lake Erie fisheries, regulations and business practices to Ohio charter captains.Cedar Point Conference Center, University Drive, Huron, OH 44839 • Tory Gabriel
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
Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Meeting
A meeting of representatives from the Great Lakes Sea Grant programs for networking, collaboration and professional development1380 East 6th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114 • Jill Bartolotta
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
Stone Lab Seeks Young Researchers for Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship ProgramBy Lisa 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.
How can YOU fight invasive species? Extension Program Manager Tory Gabriel has some tips on how to combat alien invaders in the Great Lakes.
Coming to you live from the Ohio Clean Marinas Conference and Awards Ceremony!
Do you mean to bring reusable bags to the grocery store, but often forget them at home? You're not alone! Extension Educator Jill Bartolotta...