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Cleaning up Lake Erie, robot style
Recently, two trash removal devices were purchased to fight against plastics, small pieces of contaminants, and general litter in Lake Erie. One is for the water, and the other is for the sand. The robots are efficient, effective, and environmentally friendly, and they are a valuable tool for cleaning up the lake and other waterways.
The history of the Great Black Swamp on Lake Erie’s western...
The Great Black Swamp has changed drastically over time, from thousands of unsettled acres to an industrial hub and back to a wildlife refuge again.
Pennsylvania funding will protect Lake Erie Coastal Zone
The Pennsylvania DEP announced more than $280,077 will be used to benefit critical habitats and ecosystems along the Lake Erie Coastal Zone.
Lake Erie walleye, perch hatches above average
Results from 2022 Lake Erie hatch surveys showed western basin walleye, central basin walleye and western basin yellow perch hatches were above average.
Enjoying Lake Erie’s icy offerings, then and now
Lake Erie is the shallowest of the Great Lakes and has the smallest volume of water, so it is the first to freeze in the winter.
Climate, law experts talk US policy, climate change impact on Great...
Experts in climate, law and policy discussed impacts climate change has on the Great Lakes and recent developments in climate law and policy in the University of Toledo College of Law’s recent “Climate Change and the Great Lakes” conference.
Ohio State University lead partner in northwest Ohio watershed project
A new watershed project in northwestern Ohio will demonstrate that agricultural conservation practices can help meet Lake Erie's water quality goals.
Mark Smith appointed Western Lake Erie Basin Coordinator
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service has appointed Mark Smith as the agency's Western Lake Erie Basin Coordinator.
New bill would ban new CAFOs in Ohio’s Maumee River watershed
Two Toledo-area Democrats introduced a bill that would prohibit new concentrated animal feeding operations from being built in the Maumee River watershed unless certain water quality goals are met.
Lake Erie harmful algal bloom likely to be mild this year,...
Researchers are expecting a relatively mild harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie this summer. This follows a similarly mild bloom in 2020.