Spring is here and there is great walleye fishing in the Maumee and Sandusky Rivers and in the western basin of Lake Erie.
Heavy rains increase the chance of bigger algae blooms.
Next Lake Erie Improvement meeting May 9 at Erie Islands Visitors Center Port Clinton at 8:30 am. LEIA will be tabling at the Boat Show at Catawba Island Club – come say hello.
LEIA Strategic Plan Read about challenges to Lake Erie and priorities for a healthy Lake Erie.
Detroit wastewater permit has been issued and is under review. Michigan’s governor appointed an emergency manager for Detroit.
There is growing concern that there may be live silver carp in Lake Erie’s western basin even though none have been found.
Water level information 2012. Lakes Michigan and Huron have the greatest declines but other lakes are also experiencing lower levels. The Army Corps and otheres predict that water levels for 2013 will still be down but not quite as much as in 2012.
Randy Gardner and hopefully others will put money into the two year budget for the Healthy Lake Erie Fund. Lake Erie advocates want these funds to be used for monitoring and technology that will help the algae problem.
Lake Erie News
From Friday, August 10th
Cleveland Plain Dealer — No Asian carp found in Lake Erie probe | cleveland.com
Using electrofishing and nets to probe Sandusky Bay, Maumee Bay and Western Lake Erie, fisheries experts this week from Ohio, Michigan and the U.S. Fish …
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One way marinas can help Lake Erie water is by becoming a ‘Clean Marina’ . Boat owners can help keep the environment clean by adopting a series of best management practices developed through the Ohio Clean Marinas Program. To become a ‘Clean Marina’ Here are some of the Clean Marina requiremenRead More...