March 17, 2010
Thanks to the offer by LEMTA to donate one dollar from each ticket purchased on Lake Erie Day at the Cleveland Mid-America Boat & Fishing Show in January, Sea Grant has received a check for nearly $1,500.
March 15, 2010
Asian carps, fisheries management, and business diversification were the topics of the day for more than 200 charter fishing captains at Ohio Charter Captains Conference, held March 6 at the Bowling Green State University-Firelands Campus.
March 8, 2010
In an effort to change the system that provides funding for harbor maintenance, the Great Lakes Small Harbors Coalition is asking local port authorities, municipalities, and coastal townships to adopt a resolution that will be used to petition the federal government.
March 1, 2010
Fish farmers interested in growing yellow perch may soon have a faster-growing option that could also decrease pressure on wild populations, thanks to Ohio Sea Grant researcher Hanping Wang. By selectively breeding the fish, Wang has developed yellow perch stocks that grow 28% to 42% faster than the typical fish.
March 1, 2010
The state’s 2.4 million birdwatchers are obviously an important segment of Ohio’s $39 billion tourism industry, but until now, no one has studied exactly how much they impact the state’s economy.
February 18, 2010
Discover what mountains can teach us about global climate change at the 12th Annual Winter Program and Silent Auction, to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 2, 2010, at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road on the Ohio State University campus.
February 17, 2010
Along the eastern coast of Lake Erie in Ohio, where waves can wash away as much as six feet of land each year, living close to the shoreline can put your home in danger of washing away in 10 to 30 years, according to a new computer model created by Ohio Sea Grant researcher Dr. Ron Li.
February 15, 2010
The latest Ohio Sea Grant Twine Line is now online at http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/publications/twineline/
February 2, 2010
Farm pond owners and Lake Erie enthusiasts with questions about harmful algal blooms (HABs) have a new fact sheet at their fingertips. Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Waters offers an explanation of the causes, identifying characteristics, and solutions for reducing or preventing HABs.