Home
like us on Facebookfollow us on Twitter
News Calendar Great Links Site of the Month E-mail Lists Information Center About GLIN Search
The Great Lakes Environment Economy Education Maps and GIS Tourism
Tourism Maps and GIS Education Economy Environment Great Lakes
About the photos (©Mahan, except for satellite photo)

Great Lakes Topics

Great Lakes
Lake Erie
Lake Huron
Lake Michigan
Lake Ontario
Lake Superior
Also: Lake St. Clair
Also: St. Lawrence River
Lake Facts & Figures

Lake Conditions

Lake Erie
Lake Huron
Lake Michigan
Lake Ontario
Lake Superior
Also: Lake St. Clair

States and Provinces
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Minnesota
New York
Ohio
Ontario
Pennsylvania
Québec
Wisconsin

Current Issues
Great Lakes Restoration
Levels and Hydrology
Fish Advisories
Water Quantity/Use

References
Agencies & Organizations
Circle Tour
Lake Facts & Figures
Islands
Lakewide Management Plans

Legislative Tracking
Great Lakes Priorities
Legislative News

  Ohio
What's New | General Resources | Economy | Environment
Tourism | Related Resources

 
What's New
Toledo science center reinvents itself: COSI to be Imagination Station
The Toledo Blade (6/29)
When Toledo's science center reopens this fall, there will be a refreshed look, unique exhibits, and the promise of a brand new experience of fun and science.

COMMENTARY - Success for Cleveland's new lakefront pedestrian bridge requires high-speed design excellence
Cleveland (7/22)
It was big news for city planning and urban design in Cleveland last week that Cuyahoga County launched the search for a team to design the long-desired pedestrian bridge that would link the downtown Mall to North Coast Harbor.

One of offshore wind power's best hopes is fading on Lake Erie
Public Radio International (7/16)
In recent years, an offshore project was abandoned in New York; Pennsylvania has focused on natural gas as an energy source; and in Michigan the legislature introduced a bill to prohibit issuing permits for offshore wind turbines. For years, efforts to install wind turbines off Cape Cod in the Atlantic have also faced strong opposition. But recently, plans for a proposed wind farm near Cleveland on Lake Erie looked promising.

Great Lakes states' push for Asian carp barrier dealt another legal blow
Cleveland.com (7/15)
A federal appeals court has sided against Ohio and four other states in their demand for physical barriers to protect the Great Lakes from invasive Asian carp.

COMMENTARY: Senator concerned about Lake Erie
The Toledo Blade (7/1)
There was no place for clearly drawn party lines, no entrenched camps of opposing philosophical viewpoints, and no polarizing political postures evident early Saturday evening when U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) spoke to a group focused only on the health of Lake Erie.

Ohio gets help from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency studying algae, other issues on Lake Erie
WEWS-TV - Cleveland, OH (6/17)
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission took their quarterly meeting to the lake on the Research Vessel Lake Guardian to see the type of research the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be conducting this summer on Lake Erie.

Search GLIN for more news items about    

Back to Top


 
General Resources
Ohio
Great Lakes Commission
Since 1955, Ohio has been a valued member of the Great Lakes Commission.

Ohio Governor Profile
Council of Great Lakes Governors
Includes biography, inaugural address, State of the State address and related links.

Ohio Sea Grant College Program
Uses research, education, and outreach efforts to enhance use and improve management of this nation's ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources.

State of Ohio Government
A starting point to guide you to the many resources available from Ohio's state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.

Back to Top


 
Economy
Ohio Economic Profile
Northeast-Midwest Institute
The Northeast-Midwest Institute provides a variety of economic data about the state, including unemployment rate, per-capita income, gross state product, exports, government spending, demographics and more.

Back to Top


 
Environment
Cuyahoga River (OH)
American Heritage Rivers
The American Heritage Rivers Initiative, established by an Executive Order in September 1997, is a program to help communities restore and revitalize waters and waterfronts.

Lake Erie Coastal Resources Inventory
Ohio Coastal Management Program
This web site is one element of Ohio's effort to increase our capabilities in applying geographically referenced information to support planning, environmental assessment and decision making about Lake Erie and its coastal region.

Ohio Coastal Management Program
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Designated in 1997, the OCMP integrates management of Ohio's Lake Erie coastal resources, controls activities that affect them, and fosters their sustainable use for the benefit of all citizens of the state. Learn about the OCMP's latest initiatives, including the Kelleys Island Underwater Preserve planning team.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Ohio EPA is a trusted leader and environmental steward using innovation, quality service, and public involvement to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all Ohioans.

Ohio Lake Erie Commission
Established in 1990 to help preserve Lake Erie's natural resources, protect the quality of waters and ecosystems, and promote economic development of the region.

Stone Laboratory at Gibraltar Island
Ohio State University Sea Grant
Located on Lake Erie’s Gibraltar Island, the Lab provides summer college courses, science workshops, and a year-round research facility.

Back to Top


 
Tourism
The Great Lakes Circle Tour
Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.

Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism

Back to Top


 
Related Resources
GLIN: Lake Erie

Back to Top


 

 
News | Calendar | Great Links | SOTM | E-Lists | Info Center | About GLIN
The Great Lakes | Environment | Economy | Education | Maps and GIS | Tourism

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Visit us at labs.glin.net
Great Lakes Information Network
Updated: July 24, 2014
Maintained by: Christine Manninen, manninen@glc.org
Selected Photos: Copyright ©John and Ann Mahan
Contact Us | Search | Site Index
© 1993-2012