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 rachel.lohner@utoledo.edu) and generally take 30-45 minutes. Interested parties should meet in the lobby of the LEC.

Upcoming Events

  • Public Lecture Series: Tom Henry, Environmental Energy Writer for The Blade, "Trouble at the Tap and Other Tales of Environmental Journalism" on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7 p.m., Lake Erie Center, room 155
  • Lake Erie Center 2015 Photo Contest: Camera enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the Lake Erie Center's annual photo contest! Take your best snapshots of your favorite nature topic in NW Ohio, including wildlife, plants, landscapes, or people interacting with nature, then send them in and compete. Prizes will be given in five categories, adult, special needs adult, teen, youth and junior youth. Entries will be put on display at the Lake Erie Center and posted on our website and Facebook page. Many prizes will be awarded, including $50 VISA gift cards for 1st place! Entries must be received by October 2, 2015! 
  • Public Lecture Series: Dr. Thomas Bridgeman, The University of Toledo Associate Professor of Ecology in the Department of Environmental Sciences, "The Latest on HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms) in Lake Erie" on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7 p.m., Lake Erie Center, room 155
  • Public Lecture Series: Dr. Deborah Lee, Director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) Great Lakes Regional Team Lead, "Lake Erie: At the Forefront of Ecological Forecasting" on Thursday November 19, 2015 at 7 p.m., Lake Erie Center, room 155

***Fall Public Lecture Series-Take the shuttle from main campus to LEC! Look for the white van @ 6 p.m. on the south side of Bowman-Oddy Laboratories on Towerview Blvd. Van departs for LEC @ 6:15 p.m.

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Last Updated: 8/27/15