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NEWSLETTER
MAY 2020
 
 
 
Survey on Shopping Bag Use during COVID-19
 
Extension educator Jill Bartolotta is asking people to participate in a short survey about the use of reusable bags for shopping activities during the COVID-19 global health pandemic. The survey will take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Participants must be 18 years or older.
 
 
 
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Latest Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative Projects Address Algal Bloom Impacts on Ohio
 
Researchers from several Ohio universities are leading the latest projects in the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s (ODHE) ongoing Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI). The selected projects focus on reducing nutrient loading to Lake Erie, investigating algal toxin formation and human health impacts, studying bloom dynamics, and better informing water treatment plants how to remove toxins.
 
 
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EDUCATION
 
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NOAA Marine Debris Program Announces PSA Contest Winners
 
Congratulations to Perkins High School for a clean sweep in this year’s Communicating for a Clean Future marine debris PSA contest!
 
 
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Environmental Education Series: All About Water
 
This video series is a collaborative effort between Ohio Sea Grant, OSU Extension and other partners to provide middle school students all along the Lake Erie shoreline practical, research-based knowledge on water, water quality, and ways that students can make a difference in water pollution prevention.  
 
 
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LATEST NEWS
 
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NEWS Ohio Lake Erie Commission Releases 2020 Protection Plan
 
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NEWS Bald Eagle Numbers Are Up
 
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RESOURCE Ohio Marina Guidance Related to COVID-19
 
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RESOURCE Education Resources Online
 
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RESOURCE Citizen Science Resources Online
 
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EVENTS CALENDAR
 
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EVENT Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz
June 28-July 5, 2020
 
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EVENT Forecast for Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie 2020
July 9, 2020
 
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CONFERENCE Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference
September 2, 2020
 
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EVENT 2020 Stone Lab Open House
September 12, 2020
 
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SPRING/SUMMER 2019
TWINE LINE
 
HABRI YEAR 4
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FALL/WINTER 2019
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