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

  • Naturalist Series: Ann Keefe of the Sierra Club will provide a presentation about the WARN (Water Alert Reporting Network) program on Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m., Lake Erie Center, room 155
  • LEC Learning Community Talk: Bill Petrussi of Hull & Associates, "A Private Sector Consultant's Perspective of Evolving Environmental Issues" on Wednesday, June 17, 1 p.m., Lake Erie Center, room 155

  • Barefoot Wine Beach Clean-Ups: Volunteers invited to Maumee Bay State Park to help keep Great Lakes' beaches "Barefoot" friendly. Help make a difference by joining an Adopt-a-BeachTM cleanup! Joins us at Maumee Bay State Park's Lake Erie Beach, Oregon, Ohio on Friday, July 24, 4-6 p.m.
  • 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! 
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Last Updated: 6/12/15