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  1. The Lake

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/lake

    in size, whereas a lake can be several hundred or thousands of acres in size- like Lake Erie ... Often times, a stream or creek will flow into a lake. There are three major kinds of ... "lakes"- lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Generally, a pond is a body of water no larger than about ten acres ...

  2. Workshop to Spotlight Whole-system Solutions to Nutrient Runoff, Water Issues

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/workshop-spotlight-whole-system-solutions-nutrient-runoff-water-issues

    phosphorus, for example, is a cause of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other water bodies. In ... August, a toxic bloom in western Lake Erie led to a two-day drinking water ban in Toledo. CFAES is ... River watershed, Lake Erie’s largest tributary. The studies are testing possible new practices. Breakout ...

  3. Jay Martin to Lead Field to Faucet and Global Water Initiative

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/jay-martin-lead-field-faucet-and-global-water-initiative

    Suzanne Steel COLUMBUS, Ohio – While some would say people are the problem behind Lake Erie ... ’s harmful algal blooms, Jay Martin will tell you they’re the solution. Martin was recently chosen to lead ... Engineering. For the past 10 years, he has focused on the Lake Erie basin, again in concert with researchers ...

  4. Tax or Subsidy? How to Reduce Lake Erie Phosphorus Sources

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/tax-or-subsidy-how-reduce-lake-erie-phosphorus-sources

    to harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie as well as in Ohio’s inland lakes including Grand Lake St. ... of harmful algal blooms, which poisoned Toledo’s drinking water in 2014 and impact the lake ... cheaper than many of the proposed measures being recommended to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie, Sohngen ...

  5. CFAES is partnering with NRCS and Cargill for better soil health and water quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-is-partnering-with-nrcs-and-cargill-for-better-soil-health-and-water-quality

      continue to plague western Lake Erie. Scientists say the blooms’ main driver is phosphorus runoff from farm ... Water Quality Initiative  (WQI) to learn more about and boost soil health, improve Lake Erie’s water ... reason is that the region is rich in farming. The second reason is that summertime harmful algal blooms ...

  6. Tips and Events for Week of July 9

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/tips-and-events-for-week-july-9

    engagement, fox.264@osu.edu, 614-292-0456 Tip 3: Lake Erie algal bloom forecast on Thursday: ‘Tis the season ... go.osu.edu/CSxX. 12 Lake Erie Algal Bloom Forecast,  11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stone Lab, The Ohio State University, ... Put-in-Bay, Lake Erie. Annual NOAA summer forecast for Lake Erie harmful algal blooms. Nutrient loading ...

  7. Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/gypsum-spread-farms-could-help-keep-water-clean-not-green

    A harmful algal bloom covers parts of western Lake Erie in a satellite photo taken Aug. 1. Toledo, located ... soluble phosphorus runoff from farms is a cause of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other ... lakes in recent years. In August, for instance, a toxic bloom in western Lake Erie led to a two-day ...

  8. News tips and events for the week of Sept. 9

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-sept-9

    go.osu.edu/solarleasing. Tip 2: Update on algal blooms in Lake Erie: The fourth annual Understanding Algal Blooms: State of ... Erie’s harmful algal blooms. Lake Erie’s summertime algal blooms have begun, including in waters off the ... of people and pets. For more information about Lake Erie’s blooms, the media can contact Christopher ...

  9. Master Gardeners Holiday Series- Forcing Amaryllis for the Winter Season

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/master-gardeners-holiday-series-forcing-amaryllis-for-the-winter-season

    Timing is everything with amaryllis-- at least if you hope to have it in bloom for the ... holidays. Learn how to force these showy flowers into bloom from Jacqueline Kowalski, agriculture and natural ... offer tips on encouraging your flowers to bloom on your schedule and getting them to rebloom for years ...

  10. Nutrient Management Field Days Set for Northwest, Western Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/nutrient-management-field-days-set-for-northwest-western-ohio

    phosphorus. In recent years, such blooms have plagued western Lake Erie, Grand Lake St. Marys and other bodies ... costs, raise profits and limit water quality threats such as harmful algal blooms. OSU Extension is the ... that affect water quality.” Harmful algal blooms, for instance, are partly caused by the runoff of ...

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