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Bald Eagles on Gibraltar Island
A pair of bald eagles is nesting on Middle Bass Island this year, and makes frequent trips across the Lake Erie islands. They even came by for a look at Stone Lab during this year's Spring Work Weekend! Stop by Gibraltar Island this summer to possibly catch a glimpse of these beautiful birds.
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  Ohio Study Shows Value of Shoreline Fishing
Research by Ohio State University Extension, Ohio Sea Grant, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife shows that Lake Erie shoreline anglers – those who fish from shore locations – value their fishing at an annual average of $13.5 million.
  Stone Lab's Angela Greene Joins 2013 Teacher at Sea Cruise
Stone Lab Education Associate Angela Greene is one of 28 teachers from across the US to participate in the 2013 NOAA Teacher at Sea Program. She will sail on the NOAA ship Gordon Gunter, surveying right whale populations in the North Atlantic.
  2013 Charter Captains Conference
Ohio Sea Grant’s annual Charter Captain’s Conference has become a tradition for many Lake Erie charter boat captains. This year's conference included updates on federal Asian carp efforts, EPA partnerships, and opportunities for tourism collaborations.
Summer 2013 Workshops at Stone Lab
Have you always wanted to take a Stone Lab class, but aren’t ready to commit to a full week (or more)? Stone Lab’s non-credit workshops are your chance to get a taste of island learning on Lake Erie! Some courses re-introduce you to the fun that’s to be had on the lake, while other workshops offer hands-on science along with professional development opportunities.
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Teacher Survey on Climate Education Needs
Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab are asking teachers in the Great Lakes region to respond to a short survey about what materials they need to include climate change topics in their lesson plans. The survey will inform future projects throughout the region, so this is your chance to suggest materials that would work perfectly for your students! All respondents will also be entered in a drawing for a Stone Lab t-shirt, held on May 15, 2013.
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Dr. Rosanne Fortner Joins the National Sea Grant Advisory Board
Dr. Rosanne Fortner, Ohio Sea Grant's former education director and a leader in Great Lakes education throughout her career, has joined the National Sea Grant Advisory Board at the group's March meeting in Washington, DC. The board advises the Secretary of Commerce, NOAA Administrator, and the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program director on policy development.
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