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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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2011 Events Archive

  • Public Lecture Series: Dr. Jeffrey Reutter, Director, Ohio Sea Grant College Program, Stone Laboratory, Center for Lake Erie Research and the Great Lakes Aquatic Ecosystem Research Consortium, Ohio State University. "Past, Present, and Future Problems, Trends, and Solutions for the Most Important Lake in the World: Lake Erie." Thursday, November 17, 2011, 7:00 pm. LEC room 155. 
  • Public Lecture Series: Dr. Scudder Mackey, Habitat Solutions. "Assessment and Restoration of Fish and Wetland Habitats in the Great Lakes." Thursday, October 20, 2011, 7:00 pm. LEC room 155.
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Osvaldo Jhonatan Sepulveda Villet (advisor: Dr. Carol Stepien). "Population genetic structure and biogeographic patterns in the yellow perch Perca flavescens." Monday, October 24, 2011, 12:00 pm. LEC room 155.
  • "Nature of Maumee Bay" Photo Contest entries dueFriday, September 30, 2011. 

  • Public Lecture Series: NSF Gk-12 Fellows Justin Chaffin, Nate Manning and Tim Sullivan. "Lake Erie - a changing ecosystem."Thursday, September 15, 2011, 7:00 pm. LEC room 155.

  • Ph.D dissertation defense: Kristen DeVanna (advisor: Dr. Christine Mayer), "Spatial correlation and facilitation between Dreissena and Hexagenia: Possible food-web disruption?"Friday, August 26, 2011, 10:00 am. LEC Room 155.

  • Summer Naturalist Tuesday Series: Jackie Riley on butterflies of NW Ohio; talk and nature walk. Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 6:30 pm.

  • Barefoot at the Beach, team beach clean-up, Lake Erie beach at Maumee Bay State Park, Friday, August 5, 2011, 5:30 pm.

  • Pizza Lunch Talk: Shotaro Hirase, visiting researcher from Tohoku University, Onagawa, Miyagi, Japan. "Spatial patterns of genetic variation in Japanese common intertidal goby, Chaenogobius annularis, formed by the cycles of vicariance and dispersal," Thursday, July 21, 2011, 12:00 pm, LEC room 155.

  • International Upper Great Lakes Study public meeting:Wednesday, July 27, 7-9 pm, at the UT Lake Erie Center, room 155. For more information, click here.

  • Summer Naturalist Tuesday Series: Jessica Sewald will teach us about the bats of our region and lead an evening nature walk. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 7:30 pm. Great for all ages!

  • Nature of Maumee Bay Science Camp for Kids. One-week summer program featuring laboratory exercises, art, and outdoor activities, for entering 4th and 5th grade students. July 11 - 15, 9 am - 12 pm each day.

  • Summer Naturalist Tuesday Series: Kent Bekker will speak about the amphibians and reptiles of NW Ohio and lead a nature walk to look for them. Tuesday, June 14, 2001, 6:30 pm. Fun for the whole family!

  • Summer Naturalist Tuesday Series: Dana Bollin from Maumee Bay State Park will speak on bird migration and then lead us on a nature walk. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 6:30 pm.

  • Public Lecture Series: Dr. Kris Barnswell (LEC), Amie Brady (USGS), Corey Schwab (Ohio Dept. of Health). Nowcast Beach Safety Advisories (coming in May to Maumee Bay State Park) and predictive modeling. Thursday, May 5, 2011, 7:00 pm, LEC Room 155.

  • Gk-12 Poster ShowThursday, April 14, 2011, 6:00 pm

  • Naturalist Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 6:30 pm. Container gardening and composting with Erika Buri and Jamie Kochensparger. Learn the basics of composting, vermicomposting, seed starting, and many kinds of gardening (organic, container, square-foot, etc.) Kids welcome!

  • Public Lecture Series, Jeremy Pritt and Dr. Christine Mayer, University of Toledo, "Maumee Bay ecosystem function: effects of the Bayshore power plant and other environmental variables." Thursday, March 24, 2011, 7:00 pm, LEC Room 155.

  • Naturalist Tuesday, Backyard astronomy with Toledo Astronomer Frank Merritt. March 15, 2011, 6:30 pm, LEC Room 155. Featuring a talk and telescope observing (weather permitting). Kids welcome!

  • Naturalist Tuesday, Birds of prey, with Nature's Nursery. February 22, 2011, 6:30 pm, LEC Room 155. Featuring an interactive talk and live birds from our region! Fun for the whole family!

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Julie Wolin, Cleveland State University, "From Burning River to Blooming River: Habitat Restoration in the Lower Cuyahoga." Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:00 pm, LEC Room 155.

  • Naturalist Tuesday (new program for 2011!), "Owls of Northwest Ohio," with local expert Greg Links. January 25, 2011, 6:30 pm. Featuring a talk and nature walk. Kids welcome!

  • Public Lecture Series, Dr. Edward F. Roseman, USGS Great Lakes Science Center, "Developing Fish Habitat Restoration Strategies for the St. Clair and Detroit Rivers." Thursday, January 13, 2011, 7:00 pm, LEC Room 155.

  • M.S. Thesis Defense, JoAnn Banda (advisor: Dr. Carol Stepien), "Temporal and spatial genetic consistency of walleye (Sander vitreus spawning groups." Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 10:00 am, LEC Room 155.

Last Updated: 8/18/17