Gibraltar Island, OH Have you ever wanted to explore Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory in Put-in-Bay harbor and learn about the research and classes that go on there? Come visit the island on Lake Erie during the Friends of Stone Laboratory (FOSL) 14th Annual Open House from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 10. Free transportation will be available from the Ohio State University Research Building on South Bass Island to Gibraltar Island.
Activities at the Open House include:
- Tours of Stone Laboratory
- Tours of the 6.5-acre island and view Cooke Castle
- Talks and Laboratory sessions
- Summer class information, publications
- Tours of Ohio State University’s South Bass Island Lighthouse (transportation not provided)
"Our annual Open House combines science and history by allowing our visitors to learn about Lake Erie research issues and education programs at Stone Laboratory in addition to touring the historic Cooke Castle and South Bass Island Lighthouse," says Dr. Jeff Reutter, Director of
Registration will be available at the Ohio State University Research Building on South Bass Island beside the Aquatic Visitors Center, South Bass Island Lighthouse, or Gibraltar Island. For more information, please contact the Stone Lab office at Put-In-Bay at 614.247.6500 or call the Columbus office at 614.292.8949. This event is sponsored by FOSL, Stone Laboratory, and Ohio Sea Grant. FOSL is non-profit group dedicated to donating time and money to assist with the planning and funding of the Laboratory. For more information about FOSL, please visit stonelab.osu.edu/fosl.
Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-In-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is the Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the education and research facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. The Ohio State University’s Ohio Sea Grant program is part of NOAA Sea Grant, a network of 30 Sea Grant programs dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of marine and Great Lakes resources. For more information about Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, visit ohioseagrant.osu.edu .