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  • November 11 Toledo Yacht Club 7 p.m. and virtual Link
    Call 1301-715-8592 ID 82599354285#
    Passcode 177919#
    Speaker: Scott Carpenter(Toledo Lucas County Metroparks), Glass City Metropark development on Maumee River followed by Lake Erie Discussion
    - suggestions for 2022 planning

    December 9 Speaker State Representative Mike Sheehy - Lake Erie Legislation followed by 2021 wrap up and discussion for 2022

    April 28 Lake Erie Conference Glass City Metropark on Maumee (Registration Information coming)

Lake Erie Maumee Nutrient Assessment


Helping Lake Erie:

  • Ask Governor DeWine and Ohio legislators to stop adding and expanding the number of large confined animal feeding operations in the Maumee Watershed, and ask them to have manure rules that are based on phosphorus rather than nitrogen along with have soil phosphorus limits to crop needs(agronomic)
  • Thank federal officials for funding assessment of Erie Marsh to prevent erosion and protect a vast marsh
  • Thank federal and State of Ohio officials for funding and helping with sturgeon assessment for reestablishment in the Cuyahoga River
  • Watch for Judge Carr's settlement announcement on the Lake Erie Total Maximum Daily Load( a pollution diet) coming out soon
  • Thank local officials who are supporting the Lake Erie Executive Order supporting local government's need for phosphorus reductions to reduce costs in water treatment plant operations

Report problems

  • Report Algae, Illness, Sick Animals, Dead Fish etc.
    1-800-282-9378 or (614) 224-0946.
  • If you see discolored water in a ditch, take a picture, note time, date and location(best you can give).  Text/call Sandy at 419-367-1691
  • If a visual take a picture, email information to HABmailbox@epa.ohio and copy to

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