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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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2014 Events Archive

Sigma Xi Presents - Science Cafe: "The Environmental Science Issues of CAFOS (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations)." Discussion led by Dr. Donald Stierman, Dr. Daryl Dwyer & Dr. Ken Kilbert. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 5:00pm (Libbey Hall).

Public Lecture Series: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:00pm (LEC Room 155) Dr. David Jude, Research Scientist, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, "Invasion history, impacts on native species, and unexpected consequences of the introduction of the round goby into the Great Lakes."

Lake Erie Center Open House: Monday, November 17th, 5:00 - 7:00 PM. 6200 Bayshore Rd., Oregon, OH 43616. Come to the LEC Open House to meet LEC staff, faculty, students and researchers, who will be available to discuss and demonstrate the exciting behind-the-scenes aspects of the environmental work we do! The event is open to faculty, staff, students, and the public, and refreshments will be served!

Distinguished University Professor Lecture: Dr. Carol Stepien, Distinguished University Professor of Ecology & Director of the Lake Erie Center. "Understanding our Great Lakes Fishes with DNA". Tuesday, October 21, 4:00 pm. Memorial Field House, University of Toledo Main Campus.

2014 Photo Contest - DEADLINE EXTENDED: "The Nature of Our Region: From Oak Openings to Maumee Bay". Entries due: Monday, November 10, 2014.Click here for details and instructions

14th Annual Great Lakes Water Conference:Defining and Defending Our Waters. University of Toledo College of Law. Friday November 7, 2014. Click here for registration information.

Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Erik Pilgrim, NERL Research Biologist, Molecular Ecology Branch, US EPA. "Genetic monitoring in the Great Lakes: looking for doubleplusungood invasive species". Thursday, October 16, 7:00 pm.

Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Jon Bossenbroek, LEC Associate Professor. "Invasive species on the move: Examples from the Great Lakes and Caribbean." Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7:00 pm. 

Summer Science Camp: single day camp for entering 4th & 5th graders, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 9-12:00

LEC Naturalist Series: Laurel Ashley, Maumee Bay State Park Naturalist. “Monarch Butterfly Conservation.” Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00pm.

LEC Movie Screening, Naturalist Series: “Mysteries of the Great Lakes”, with comments by Dr. Daryl Dwyer, Mark DuFour, and Brian Schmidt. Thursday, June 26, 2014, 7:00pm

Summer Science Camp: weeklong day camp for entering 4th & 5th graders, Monday, June 23-Friday, June 27, 2014, 9-12:00

Women and Philanthropy Lobby dedication: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 5:30pm.

LEC Naturalist Series: Mark Shieldcastle, Director of Research, Black Swamp Bird Observatory. “Lake Erie’s globably significant bird migration pathway: Threats and our responsibilities.” Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:00 pm.

LEC GK-12 High School Student Poster Gala: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:00 pm.

Lake Erie Center Summer Naturalist Series: Mark Shieldcastle, Director of Research, Black Swamp Bird Observatory. "Lake Erie’s globally significant bird migration pathway: Threats and our responsibilities." Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:00 p.m. 

LEC Alumni & Friends Celebration: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:00 pm. Featuring BBQ dinner from Shorty's Restaurant, music by the UT Jazz Ensemble, and updates from faculty & alumni. Flyer (PDF)

Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Kristen DeVanna Fussell, Ohio State University. "Coping with human-driven environmental stress: Perspective of an African Great Lakes fish." Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 pm. 

Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Chris Winslow, Ohio SeaGrant, Stone Laboratory, CLEAR, and GLAERC. "Lake Erie critical issues (e.g., invasive species, harmful algal blooms, dredging, and coastal economic development) and the work being done to address these concerns." Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7:00 pm. 

Ph.D. dissertation defense: Betsy Bodamer Scarbro (advisor: Dr. Tom Bridgeman). "The Physiological and Behavioral Responses of Yellow Perch to Hypoxia," Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:30 am. 

Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Donald Schloesser, USGS Great Lakes Science Center. "Restoration of burrowing mayflies in western Lake Erie: Have we jumped the gun?" Thursday, February 13, 2014, 7:00 pm. Flyer (PDF)

Lake Erie Center Public Lecture: Dr. Stephanie Millsap, Conservation Specialist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "NRDA and Restoration Activities in the Great Lakes." Thursday, January 23, 2014, 7:00 pm. 

Ph.D. dissertation defense: Jeremy Pritt (advisor: Dr. Christine Mayer). Friday, January 10, 2014, 10:00 am.

Last Updated: 8/18/17