Lake Erie Center


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6200 Bayshore Road
Oregon, OH 43616
Phone: 419.530.8360
Fax: 419.530.8399

The Lake Erie Center is open to the public
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tours offered Wednesday at 10 a.m.

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2009 Events Archive

  •  Public Lecture Series, Eugene Braig, Assistant Director, Ohio Sea Grant College Program, The Ohio State University, “Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia in Ohio’s Fish”, Thursday, January 22, 2009, 7 pm.

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Isabel Escobar, Chemical & Environmental Engineering Department, University of Toledo, “What’s in Your Water”, Thursday, February 19, 2009, 7 pm.

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Patrick Kocovsky, USGS Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Erie Biological Station, Sandusky, Ohio, “Lake Erie Yellow Perch: Numbers, Catchability, and Management”, Thursday, March 5, 2009, 7 pm.

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Frank Merritt, College of Law, University of Toledo, “Criminal Enforcement of Federal Environmental Laws (Or the Lack of It)”, Thursday, April 16, 2009, 7 pm.

  • Earth Day at the LEC, special tour and tree plantings, Wednesday, April 22, 2009.

  • DES, LEC & BGSU joint seminar. "Neolithic vs Modern Baltic sea fisheries: evidence of a shifting baseline?" Dr. Karin Limburg, Associate Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY, Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 4 pm.

  • LEC High School Student Research Poster Gala, April 30, 2009.

  • The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) 52nd Annual Meeting, “Bridging Ecosystems and Environmental Health in our Great Lakes,” May 18-22, 2009, at the University of Toledo.

  • Movie Screening, “Waterlife”, a Documentary by Kevin McMahon, Thursday, June 18, 2009, 7 pm.

  • Nature on Maumee Bay, Summer Science Camp for kids. One week summer science camp featuring laboratory exercises, art and outdoor activities. For entering 4th and 5th graders. June 22 - June 26, 2009, 9 am - 12 pm.

  • Brown Bag Seminar, Dr. Nadine C. Folino-Rorem, Associate Professor, Biology Department, Wheaton College, "The Taxonomy and Ecological Impact of the Invasive Ponto-Caspian hydroid Cordylophora," Thursday, July 16, 2009, 1 pm.

  • Master's Thesis Defense, Justin Chaffin, "Physiological Ecology of Microcystis Blooms in Turbid Waters of Western Lake Erie," Dr. Tom Bridgeman, advisor. Tuesday, July 21, 2009, 10:30 am. 

  • Master's thesis defense, Audra Croskey (advisor Dr. Jon Bossenbroek), "Evaluating the costs of the emerald ash borer invasion in Ohio," Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 11 am.

  • Lake Erie Experiment (LAKE-X) 2009, Thursday, August 20, 2009.

  • Ph.D. dissertation defense, Matthew Neilson (advisor: Dr. Carol Stepien), "Evolution, systematics, and phylogeography of Ponto-Caspian gobies (Benthophilinae: Gobiidae: Teleostei)," Thursday, September 10, 2009.

  • Special Brown Bag Seminar, Dr. Ray Wilson, California State University, Long Beach, "Marine Biology from the Bottom Up: A Final Report of the MIR Dives to the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, Central North Atlantic Ocean." Friday, September 11, 2009, 12 pm, LEC 155.

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Gary Winston, Director, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University, "Oxygen toxicity in aquatic invertebrates." Thursday, September 17, 2009, 7 pm. 

  • "Nature on Maumee Bay" 2009 art contest winners announced, Thursday, September 17, 2009, 5:30 pm.

  • Rain Garden Dedication with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Monday, October 5, 2009, 3:30 pm.
  • "The Nature of Maumee Bay" Photo Contest entries due, Friday, October 30, 2009. Click here for more information and instructions on how to enter.

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Steven N. Francoeur, Eastern Michigan University, "The stream, its valley, and us: How landuse affects Michigan streams." Thursday, October 15, 2009, 7 pm.

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. David J. Schwab, NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, "The role of weather in the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald." Thursday, November 12, 2009, 6:30 pm (please note time change), Lake Erie Center Room 155.

  • Special Brown Bag Seminar, Dr. Tim Berra, The Ohio State University, "Chasing nurseryfish and avoiding crocodiles in Northern Australia." Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 12 pm, Lake Erie Center Room 155.

  • Darwin Day: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the College of Arts & Sciences and the 150th Anniversary of On the Origin of Species -- Special Lecture by Dr. Tim Berra, The Ohio State University, "Charles Darwin: The Concise Story of an Extraordinary Man." Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 7 pm, at the University of Toledo's Doermann Theatre. Book signing to follow. Download the flyer.

  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense, Joshua Brown (advisor: Dr. Carol Stepien), "Genetic Portraits of Introduced Gobies and Mussels: Population Variation Delineates Invasion Pathways." November 24, 2009, 1 pm, Lake Erie Center Room 155.
Last Updated: 8/18/17