Have you ever been curious about the research being done at Stone Laboratory, Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake Erie? Heard about Cooke Castle and want to see it yourself? Add some science to your Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend plans by attending the 11th Annual Friends of Stone Lab (FOSL) Open House on Gibraltar Island from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, September 6.
Free transportation to Gibraltar Island will be provided from the OSU’s Research Building on South Bass Island next to the State Fish Hatchery. Guests will enjoy tours of the 6.5-acre island, including a view of Cooke Castle; lectures and laboratory sessions; and historical photos, summer class information, and publications. Tours of historic South Bass Island Lighthouse will also be available, but transportation will not be provided.
For more information about the event call (614) 247-6500 or (419) 285-1800 or visit ohioseagrant.osu.edu/events .
FOSL is non-profit group dedicated to donating time and money to assist with the planning and funding of the Laboratory. Since its creation in 1981, FOSL has raised more than $1 million in endowments; purchased equipment; supported scholarships for over 500 students; and funded research assistants and visiting professors. Information about joining FOSL can be found at ohioseagrant.osu.edu/fosl .