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  1. 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 ...

  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. Flex Your Leadership Style online

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/flex-your-leadership-style-online-1

    insight into an individual’s style that can help predict the likely trends of their behavior in the ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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