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  1. 17th International Conference on Urban Health

    https://urban-extension.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/blog/april-14-2021-901am/17th-international-conference-urban-health

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  2. Ohio State University Researchers Working with Farmers to Protect Ohio Water Quality, Lessen Algal Blooms

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-university-researchers-working-with-farmers-protect-ohio-water-quality

    Tracy Turner COLUMBUS, Ohio – With harmful algal bloom forecast to increase this summer in western ... Lake Erie, experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... been an issue in Lake Erie since the 1960s. The blooms, which are harmful to wildlife and humans, occur ...

  3. Attracting more farmers to participate in water quality efforts

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/attracting-more-farmers-participate-in-water-quality-efforts

    light and suddenly say, ‘Oh, I should be doing this instead.’” Experts say the harmful algal blooms ... by crop plants to grow, is present in fertilizers and manure. The severity of the lake’s algal bloom ... in Lake Erie, said Robyn Wilson, a professor in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ...

  4. Blue-green scene: Hear the latest algal bloom science

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/august-2016/blue-green-scene-hear-the-latest-algal-bloom-science

    Learn the latest on Lake Erie’s blue-green befoulers at Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the ... scientific knowledge about algal blooms: model predictions, updated best management practices and water ...

  5. Chow Line: COVID-19 quarantine weight gain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-covid-19-quarantine-weight-gain

    more alcohol to cope with their stress. While most health experts would agree that a preoccupation with ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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