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COVID-19 certainly hasn’t helped water quality work this year, but it hasn’t stopped it, either. Despite budget cuts and social distancing challenges, researchers have still been collecting and testing water samples in and around the lake. But despite a smaller bloom this year, more work is needed to achieve water quality targets.

The 2020 walleye and yellow perch hatches are both above average and continue an exceptional era of fish production in the western basin of Lake Erie.

The past few years, Lake Erie's delicacy, the yellow perch, has been in short supply. Barb Mudrak provides an update on Lake Erie's perch populations.

A northwest Ohio pig farmer reflects on changes he's seen the pork industry go through and how it's impacted the farmers, the land and the consumers.

Western Lake Erie got its first-ever report card Aug. 14. It needs to bring its grades up, scientists and politicians say.

Thanks to mild rainfall this spring, researchers are predicting a moderate harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie this summer, after a more severe bloom in 2019.

Gov. Mike DeWine announced details for H2Ohio, a program to improve water quality in Ohio. The plan includes funding for farmers to improve conservation.

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate an exceptional walleye hatch and the yellow perch hatch was also strong.

NOAA researchers predict a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie measuring 7.5 on the severity index. They also reported a phosphorus decrease in the lake, suggesting improvements can be made more quickly than originally thought.

Scientists are conducting research to understand why harmful algae blooms happen in particular parts of Lake Erie.