Cleveland Learn about everything from marine debris to harmful algal blooms when you join Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory staff for fun and educational activities at the 2017 Progressive Insurance Mid-America Boat Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland from January 12 – 16, 2017!
Sea Grant experts will be available to discuss harmful algal blooms, invasive species, marine debris, dead zones, and climate change, along with educational opportunities available at Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake Erie.
Visitors can support Stone Lab’s research, education, and outreach efforts by purchasing admission on January 16, Lake Erie Day. The event’s managing organization, the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association (LEMTA), donates $1 from every admission ticket purchased that day to Stone Lab student scholarships.
Stop by to participate in interactive displays about the biology of Lake Erie! Children ages 17 and under can make their own Lake Erie walleye lure at the booth. College and advanced high school students can learn more about summer classes at Stone Lab, and teachers can plan science field trips for their classes or find out more about educator classes available at Stone Lab.
For more details and tickets, visit clevelandboatshow.com.
Ohio State University’s Ohio Sea Grant College Program is part of NOAA Sea Grant, a network of 33 Sea Grant programs dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of marine and Great Lakes resources. For information on Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, visit ohioseagrant.osu.edu.