• Healing Our Waters – The Great Lakes conference has been postponed to a later date. It will not take place in Detroit on Oct. 17-18.  As mentioned in an earlier update, the hotel workers are on strike and the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has decided not to host the conference and are re-scheduling for some time in the spring of 2019. Read more here
  • The Annual Great Lakes Water Conference will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018, at the University of Toledo College of Law.  The one-day conference, which runs from 8:30 am to 3 pm, is free to the public. Registration is $75 for attorneys seeking 4.5 hours of Ohio CLE. For more information about the conference, including how to register for CLE or a box lunch, click here.
  • The Lake Erie Foundation is holding the Lake Erie Central Basin Conference on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST.  It will be held at the Edgewater Yacht Club, 6700 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, OH 44102.  To register or for more infomation.   The Lake Erie 2018 Conference covers the Central Basin Lake Erie Watersheds. The Central Basin of Lake Erie generally begins at Sandusky Bay and ends at Erie, Pa. Researchers tell us that the harmful algae is primarily generated in the western basin and then moves to the central basin that creates a dead zone. Learn about the dead zone and other topics on the central Lake Erie basin. Our speakers will be: Frank Greenland, Northeast Ohio Wastewater: Progress on Northeast District’s Sewage Overflow Reductions. Mark Roe, NOAA: Central Basin Dead Zone. Scott Moegling, Cleveland Water: Monitoring Cleveland’s intakes for algae and dead zone. Jane Goodman, Cuyahoga RAP: Cuyahoga River Cleanup Progress. Janice Kerns, ODNR: Fish in the Central Basin. Lake Erie Wind Project(s) TBD. Additional Speakers TBD. Please contact Tara Crump, or 419-307-5944 to become a sponsor of this event.