‘Lake Erie Science’ talks begin at Lakeside on June 18

Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab staff members will present “Lake Erie Science” at Lakeside Chautauqua this summer from June 18 to July 30. The talks, held most Tuesdays at 2 p.m. at Lakeside’s Steele Memorial Bandstand and Gazebo, are free and open to the public.

Speakers will cover a wide range of topics, from trash pollution and invasive species to water quality and native snakes. They will also answer questions about Lake Erie, Ohio Sea Grant’s current work, and the research and education going on at Stone Lab.

The Lake Erie Science at Lakeside Chautauqua schedule is:

  • June 18 – Talking Trash in Lake Erie
  • June 25 – Mayfly Madness
  • July 9 – Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!
  • July 16 – Walleye, Perch, Bass, Oh My!
  • July 23 – Aquatic Bugs Don’t Bug Me!
  • July 30 – Snakes at the Lake!

A full list of topics, speakers and dates is also available at go.osu.edu/Lakeside, along with directions to navigate the Lakeside campus.

Lakeside Chautauqua is a historic community on the Marblehead Peninsula in Ohio that offers an abundance of spiritual opportunities, educational lectures, cultural arts performances and recreational activities to nurture mind, body and spirit during its 11-week summer programming season. It is also a year-round destination for groups of all sizes. For more information about Lakeside, visit lakesideohio.com.

The Ohio State University’s Ohio Sea Grant College Program is part of NOAA Sea Grant, a network of 34 Sea Grant programs dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of marine and Great Lakes resources. For more information, visit ohioseagrant.osu.edu.

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