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Camp Perry wind turbine project halted

One of several wind turbine projects planned for the shores of Lake Erie, in one of the greatest bird migration corridors in the Western Hemisphere, has been halted following submission of a letter of intent to sue from American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO). The two…
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Pheasants Forever Fundraising Banquet being held March 8

The Erie-Ottawa-Sandusky Chapter of Pheasants Forever is holding their23rd annual Fundraising Banquet on Saturday, March 8, at the Camp Perry Clubhouse. Events include: live and silent auctions; raffles and door prizes; and a catered dinner that includes prime rib, roasted chicken, side dishes and dessert. Beer and soft drinks will…
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Fishing poles needed

Main Street Port Clinton is looking for new/used fishing poles for the Kids Fishing Derby that is held every year during the Walleye Festival. Over 200 children participate and many children do not have their own fishing pole. This event is a great way for children to learn about fishing…
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Polar vortex photo submission gallery

Photo by Rick Knierim Thank you to everyone that submitted photos of the polar vortex that rocked our area. Here are the photos that were submitted to us at the Beacon. We are currently now looking for stories that readers have about the Blizzard of '78! If you have a…
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Bird conservation groups announce intention to sue over wind turbine

Photo by Jasmine Cupp The Ohio National Guard facility at Camp Perry, near Port Clinton, is the focus of possible legal action by American Bird Conservancy (ABC), a leading national bird conservation organization, and Ohio’s Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO), which today announced the intention to sue the Ohio National…
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