Birding Trail Guidebook
The book lists 88 popular and less well-known birding spots all along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast.
LATEST NEWS & EVENTSMORE
2016 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
2016 Guest Lecture Series at Ohio State’s Stone Lab Features State, Federal Agencies, ResearchersBy Christina Dierkes •
Crude Move Webinar Series: Regulatory Activity and Environmental Requirements
Crude Move participants will explore the transport of crude oil across the Great Lakes Basin.Online Event • Jill Jentes Banicki
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
NOAA and Partners Issue 2016 Seasonal Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast from Ohio State’s Stone LabBy Christina Dierkes •
Stone Lab Guest Lecture: Conserving the Great Lakes as a Whole System
Conserving the Great Lakes as a Whole System by Josh KnightsStone Lab, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Christopher Winslow
Stone Lab Open House
Get a look behind the scenes at the oldest freshwater research station in the country! Tours, talks and exhibits will be open for visitors.Stone Lab, Put-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.
Stone Lab REU Presentations 2016
Students in Stone Lab's REU Scholarship Program present findings on their research.
Harmful Algal Bloom Research: Ohio State's Dr. Justin Chaffin and Citizen Science
Ohio Sea Grant & Stone Lab Research Coordinator Dr. Justin Chaffin explains the partnership the program has with Lake Erie charter boat captains to take weekly water samples during their fishing trips.
Lake Erie fishery managers from Ohio Division of Wildlife, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Ohio Sea Grant...