Melinda Huntley, executive director of the Ohio Travel Association, explains why Lake Erie is important to Ohio.
Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative
Results are in from the Harmful Algal Blooms Research Initiative (HABRI).
Buckeye Island Hop
Volunteer for a Lake Erie Islands project and spend time with other Stone Lab supporters.
LATEST NEWS & EVENTSMORE
August 2 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Features ODNR Division of Wildlife Fish Management GroupBy Christina Dierkes •
Ohio Sea Grant Staff Receive NOAA Marina Debris Grant to Educate Tourists About Plastic PollutionBy Christina Dierkes •
2018 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
Understanding Algal Blooms Conference Highlights Current Research and Management PracticesBy Christina Dierkes •
Live Water Quality Data
Lake Erie Water Quality Powered by: WQData Live
Solar Panel Data Sustainability Initiative
As facilities were renovated in 2013, photovoltaic (PV) solar panels and solar thermal installations were placed on the island to reduce energy consumption. The installations were designed to maximize usage for education, research, and outreach opportunities
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!
30% of the wetslips on Lake Erie are located at an Ohio Clean Marina.
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.
Attend the Great Lakes Beach & Water Safety Conference on Oct. 24-25 to learn about Great Lakes beach protection and water safety issues.
Public, private and nonprofit stakeholders in and around the harbor areas in an ideal position to help identify and benefit from developing viable...