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  1. Harmful Algal Blooms Impacting Landowner Ponds and Small Lakes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/harmful-algal-blooms-impacting-landowner-ponds-and-small-lakes

    bloom outbreak, and your animals need water." Once an algal bloom outbreak has occurred, Lynch said ... fact sheets are available that provide detailed information on the types of harmful algal blooms, how ... • Ohio Sea Grant's "Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Waters," at http ...

  2. Specialist hopes to demystify algal blooms during Farm Science Review session

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/specialist-hopes-demystify-algal-blooms-during-farm-science-review-session

    that cause them, factors that contribute to blooms, and how to keep family and pets safe from possible ... September 4, 2012 LONDON, Ohio — Potentially harmful algal blooms, or HABs, have become more ... prevalent throughout Ohio in recent years. These blooms on public waters have drawn much attention in the ...

  3. Jan. 27: Free OSU Webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jan-27-free-osu-webinar-algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    practices lead to algal blooms in lakes. Jim Hoorman, an agriculture and natural resources educator in OSU ... program, will present a free webinar on “Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices” at noon on Jan. 27, part of ... http://go.osu.edu/Bd7. Bill Lynch, an OSU Extension aquatic ecosystem management specialist, will explain how land use ...

  4. Farmer Views on Nutrient Loss, Water Quality to Be Discussed at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmer-views-nutrient-loss-water-quality-be-discussed-farm-science-review

    experienced increasingly large algal blooms in recent years that threaten the economy of the region. These ... Natural Systems Program Grant No. 1114934.  A related presentation, “Harmful algal blooms (HABs) — What ... water quality issues, and are willing to take additional action to help solve the problem, she said.  ...

  5. Picnic Safety: Ohio Foodborne Illness Outbreak Prompts Advice

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/picnic-safety-ohio-foodborne-illness-outbreak-prompts-advice

    dangerous levels more quickly. Don't drink water you're not certain is safe. Picnic sites often ... have nonpotable water available for restrooms or other uses, but it's not safe to drink. Be sure ... Development Center. "The most important thing people can do to keep food safe is to wash their hands ...

  6. New Research to Examine Connections Between Land Use, Public Policy, Lake Erie Water Quality and Climate Change

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-research-examine-connections-between-land-use-public-policy-lake-erie-water-quality

    examine how people’s actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from six ... impact water quality in Lake Erie, how public perception of the health of the lake may influence those ... drains into the western basin of Lake Erie, where harmful algal blooms are common during the summer ...

  7. Control Aquatic Vegetation in Your Pond. Get Tips at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/control-aquatic-vegetation-your-pond-get-tips-farm-science-review

    September 7, 2010 LONDON, Ohio – Controlling aquatic vegetation, such as harmful algal blooms, can ... nutrients that end up in the water." Lynch said that cattails, filamentous algae and harmful algal ... blooms are some of the more common aquatic surface vegetation found in ponds. "I'll be ...

  8. Bluebird Boxes, Other Conservation Info Abounds at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/bluebird-boxes-other-conservation-info-abounds-farm-science-review

    algal blooms, farm nutrient loss and water quality, maple syrup production, invasive plant species, ... landowners how to bring bluebirds to their land.  “It is for anyone interested in bluebirds, putting up ... pollinators, Asian carp, flying squirrels, water gardens, aquatic plants and algae, stream stewardship, harmful ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hawk Makes a Splash (for the Week of Aug. 9, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-hawk-makes-splash-week-aug-9-2009

    What was it doing there? A. Probably getting a drink of water, taking a bath or both. Q. Why? A. Likely ... it was thirsty, dirty, hot or all three. A hawk is a bird. And birds need water. They drink it to ... stay hydrated ("HI-drayt-ed"; supplied with enough water) and healthy. They bathe in it to ...

  10. Farm Science Review: Water Control Structure Benefits Farmers and Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-science-review-water-control-structure-benefits-farmers-and-environment

    called an Inline Water Level Control Structure, is designed to keep water and nutrients such as nitrates ... the water level control structure. Inside the structure is a series of stop logs or boards that, when ... farm fields and reduce the risk of harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie and other Ohio lakes.  The system, ...

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