Lake Erie Center

LEC Events

LEC The Lake Erie Center is open to the public Monday-Friday from 9:00am-4:30pm. Weekly guided tours are offered on Wednesday at 10:00am (or by appointment -- 419-530-8364 or and generally take 30-45 minutes. Interested parties should meet in the lobby of the LEC.

Upcoming Events

  • Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Bruce Manny, USGS Great Lakes Science Center, "Giants of the deep -- Restoration of lake sturgeon in the central Great Lakes.” Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:00pm (LEC Room 155)
  • Lake Erie Center 2015 Art Contest: Artists of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels are invited to submit a piece of 2D or 3D art that fits the theme, "The Nature of our region, from oak openings to Maumee Bay!" Take a look around our region and let the natural wonders inspire your creativity! Prizes will be given in multiple age categories, including a $50 gift card for the 1st place winner! To enter the contest, submit a digital photo of your artwork to You can also mail your artwork to the LEC, ATTN: Lake Erie Center Art Contest, 6200 Bayshore Road, Oregon, OH 43616, or stop by during business hours. Entries must be received by March 30, 2015!
  • Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Jhonatan Sepulveda-Villet, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Feeding fish today, feeding families tomorrow: promoting food security through Great Lakes aquaculture.” Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:00pm (LEC Room 155)


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Last Updated: 3/23/15