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GLIN==> Stone Lab Ninth Annual Open House



Submitted by Bonita Cordi <cordi.2@osu.edu>

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STONE LAB NINTH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/stonelab/

GIBRALTAR ISLAND, Put-in-Bay, OH -- The Friends of Stone
Laboratory (FOSL) will host their 9th annual one-day Open
House for the public on Saturday, September 9 from 11:30 to
3:30 p.m. at Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island.  Free
transportation is provided from The Ohio State University
Research Building (beside the ODNR Division of Wildlife
Aquatic Visitors Center) to Gibraltar Island. Go to 879
Bayview Ave., Put-in-Bay, Ohio.

Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay
harbor, The Ohio State University's F.T. Stone Laboratory is
the oldest freshwater biological field station and research
laboratory in the U.S.


"Our annual Open House combines science and history by
allowing our visitors to learn about Lake Erie research
issues and education programs at Stone Laboratory in
addition to touring the historic Cooke Castle and South Bass
Island Lighthouse," states Dr. Jeffrey Reutter, Director of
Stone Laboratory.


Activities include touring Gibraltar Island, the Aquatic
Visitors Center, and the South Bass Island Lighthouse, along
with lectures and laboratory sessions on Gibraltar Island.

Registration will be at The Ohio State University Research
Building on South Bass Island beside the O.D.N.R. Aquatic
Visitors Center. Tour the State Fish Hatchery, South Bass
Island Lighthouse, or Gibraltar Island. For more
information, call the Stone Lab office at Put-in-Bay at
419-285-1800 or contact Bonita Cordi in the Columbus office
at cordi.2@osu.edu or 614-292-8949.


This event is free and open to the public and sponsored by
FOSL, Stone Laboratory, Office of Housing Food Service and
Event Centers, Office of Physical Facilities, and Ohio Sea
Grant College Program with The Ohio State University.
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