2023 Stone Laboratory Open House | Ohio Sea Grant

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2023 Stone Laboratory Open House

September 9, 2023 – The 2023 Stone Lab Open House, brought to you by the Friends of Stone Lab (FOSL), will take place Saturday September 9th from 11am-4pm

NOTE This event occurs in the past
  • Time:Sep 9 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, 2023
  • Event Organizer:Erin Monaco | Contact Host
  • Event Category:Educational Events | Show Similar

The 2023 Annual Friends of Stone Lab (FOSL) Open House is scheduled for September 9, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stone Laboratory. This event is free of charge, registration not required.

We’re The Ohio State University’s six-acre island campus in Put-in-Bay harbor and the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States. Stone Laboratory is the research, education and outreach facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, which is part of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant, a network of 34 Sea Grant programs dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of marine and Great Lakes resources.


  • Tour of Gibraltar Island
  • Lectures and laboratory sessions
  • Summer class information and publications
  • Tour of the historic South Bass Island Lighthouse (transportation not provided)

Getting There:

To get to South Bass Island, you can take either the Miller Boat Line or Jet Express Ferry. You are responsible for all ground transportation to and from Ohio State University’s Research Docks. Free transportation to Gibraltar Island will be provided from OSU’s Research Docks on South Bass Island. The last trip to Gibraltar Island is at 3:30 p.m., the last boat off Gibraltar Island is at 4 p.m. Or, if it is more convenient, you can pay for water taxi services from Put-In-Bay to Gibraltar Island at the Boardwalk Restaurant.

If you require an accommodation such as interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Erin Monaco at Requests made two weeks in advance will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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