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).
LATEST NEWS & EVENTSMORE
Stone Lab Open House
Save the date for the 2018 Stone Lab open house, scheduled for September 8Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Kelly Dress
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
July 5 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Features Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural ResourcesBy Christina Dierkes •
June 28 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Features Great Lakes Observing System, The Nature ConservancyBy Christina Dierkes •
Guest Lecture Series at Stone Lab Kicks Off with “Careers in the Green Industry” on June 14By Christina Dierkes •
June 21 Stone Lab Guest Lecture Features Columbus Zoo’s The Wilds DirectorBy Christina Dierkes •
Ohio State’s Stone Lab Awards Seven Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarships in 2018By Christina Dierkes •
Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab Offer South Bass Island Tourists a Chance to Learn About Lake ErieBy Christina Dierkes •
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Student Presentations
Hear directly from students in Stone Lab's Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program about their projects.Stone Lab, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Justin Chaffin
Stone Lab Guest Lecture: ODNR Division of Wildlife
Join us for the Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series, either on Gibraltar Island or at your computer.Stone Lab, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 • Christopher Winslow
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.
Lake Erie HABs Forecast 2018
Dr. W. Russell Callender Assistant Administrator, NOAA’s National Ocean Service Partnering to Address the Impacts of HABs (HABs) to Lake Erie’s Communities & Economies Dr. Laura Johnson Director, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University Maumee River Loadings: March – July 2018 Dr. Rick Stumpf Oceanographer, NOAA’...
Have questions about harmful algal blooms? This online fact sheet will provide you with answers about what makes up… https://t.co/4E1covhC2u
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) & partners unveil harmful algal bloom forecast calling for smaller algal bloom this summer...