Lake Erie

What’s on the Horizon for the Great Lakes in 2018?

The Great Lakes region: vast, iconic, and awe-inspiring. From the largest inland freshwater seas in the world filled with fish, lined with isolated islands and rock cliffs where eagles perch …

When Our Water Turns Green

It wasn’t Chicago, and it wasn’t St. Patrick’s Day. In mid-September 2017, Toledo’s Maumee River turned a bright green, matching the western Lake Erie it empties out to, carrying the …

Agencies Falling Short in Efforts to Curb Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae

In recent weeks, the harmful algal bloom in the Western Basin of Lake Erie covered more than 700 square miles.  Images of a green-fouled Maumee River, Maumee Bay and Lake …

Three Years Since the Toledo Drinking Water Crisis

August 2, 2017 marks the three-year anniversary since residents of Toledo awoke unable to drink their water due to toxins from a harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. The harmful …

Toxic Algal Bloom Threatens Wildlife and Shuts Down Drinking Water…

Heavy Rains, Runoff, Toxic to Wildlife

Water Samples Positive for Asian Carp Environmental DNA in Lake…

Ohio’s Steelhead and Walleye Left At Risk

Today, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill (press release) that fails to protect Lake Erie’s rivers and impairs our rights as hunters and anglers and the public’s use of …

The Current Battle For Lake Erie

The Battle of Lake Erie was a pivotal naval engagement between British and American forces during the War of 1812.  The American victory paved the way for control of the …

Danger: Thin Great Lakes Ice

Great Lakes Ice Cover All of us in the Great Lakes region (and perhaps other regions also) are either enjoying or fretting over what is such a mild winter. Air …

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