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Lake Erie Protection Fund Small Grants

The Final Reports Archive contains reports from projects prior to 2007.



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Grant Number Project Title Organization LEPR 2008



Priority Area
Status  
 490-15 Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Maumee Bay Bowling Green State University  Habitat and Species Open 
 489-15 Dredged Material for Stormwater Management Kent State University Dredged Sediment Management   Open 
 484-14 Euclid Creek Riparian Tree and Shrub Planting Program Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District Nonpoint Source Pollution Open
 481-14 Upper Maumee Watershed Volunteer Water Monitoring Defiance Soil & Water Conservation District  Nonpoint Source Pollution  Open 
 478-14 Residential Riparian Reforestation in the Rocky River  Rocky River Watershed Council  Nonpoint Source Pollution  Open 
 477-14 Cost-effective Use of Vacant Urban Property for Green Infrastructure Prioritization Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments  Sustainable Development  Open
 472-14 Rapid and Sensitive Microcystin Detection  The Ohio State University Coastal Health  Open
 464-14 Otolith Chemistry of Asian Carps in Lake Erie  Bowling Green State University  Invasive Species  Open 
 461-14 Conservation Development, Parking & Stormwater Management Codes Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. Sustainable Development  Open
 457-13 Sandusky River Stormwater Reduction Project Crawford Soil & Water Conservation District Nonpoint Source Pollution Open
 456-13 Big Creek Watershed Stormwater Retrofit Implementation Project Friends of Big Creek Sustainable Development Open
 455-13 Impacts of Urban River Restoration on Fish Community University of Toledo Habitat & Species Open
 451-13 Creating Sustainable Development in an Inner City Neighborhood Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center Sustainable Development Open
 450-13 Isolation of Microcystin-degrading Bacteria Kent State University Nonpoint Source Pollution Open
 447-13 Analysis of Water Conservation Measures by Industry Sector Cleveland State University Water Withdrawals  Open 
 445-13 Internal Loading of Phosphorus to Lake Erie Case Western Reserve University Indicators & Information  Open
 443-13 Griswold Creek Watershed Project Restoration Plan Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. Habitat & Species Closed
 441-13 Green Storm Water Infrastructure University of Toledo Nonpoint Source Pollution  Closed
 439-12 Copper Concentrations at Lake Erie Marinas The Ohio State University - Ohio Sea Grant Indicators & Information Open
 437-12 City of Sandusky Living Shoreline Demonstration City of Sandusky Coastal Health Open
 435-12 Cyanobacteria Toxins by qPCR and ELISA U.S. Geological Survey Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 434-12 Lake Erie Angler Survey The Ohio State University Indicators & Information Open
 BG432-12 Best Local Land Use Practices 2012 Cleveland State University Sustainable Development Closed
 431-12 Linking Land Use & Yellow Perch Recruitment University of Toledo Habitat & Species Closed
 430-12 Expanding Coast Guard Credible Data Collection Bowling Green State University Indicators & information Closed
 427-12 Sandusky Bay Algal Bloom Early Warning Study Erie County General Health Department Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 426-12 Great Lakes Mall Green Infrastructure Program City of Mentor Sustainable Development Closed
 419-12 Flow Rating Curves for Three Small Lake Erie Streams Bowling Green State University Indicators & Information Closed
 417-12 Lake Erie Shoreline Creel Economic Impact Study The Ohio State University - Ohio Sea Grant Habitat & Species Closed
 416-11 Buckthorn in the Oak Openings University of Toledo Habitat & Species Closed
 415-11 Roadside Ditch Sediment Control Project Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. Nonpoint Source Closed
 414-11 Evaluating the Linkage Between Lake Erie Water Quality & Public Health for Ohio Residents The Ohio State University Indicators & Information Closed
 413-11 Swan Creek Urban BMP Inventory and Assessment Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments Sustainable Development Closed
 409-11 Big Creek Watershed Stormwater Retrofit Ranking Friends of Big Creek Sustainable Development Closed
 408-11 Sandusky River Headwaters Runoff Reduction Crawford Soil & Water Conservation District Nonpoint Source Closed
 406-11 Diversity of Microcystis Across Trophic Gradients University of Toledo Nonpoint Source Closed
 405-11 Does Enterococci qPCR Predict Pathogen Levels? The Ohio State University Coastal Health Closed
 404-11 Wet Meadow Restoration in a Floodplain in Sylvania The Olander Park System Habitat & Species Closed
 TG01-11 Heidelberg Tributary Loading Program Heidelberg University Nonpoint Source Closed
 BG01-11 Best Local Land Use Practices 2011 Cleveland State University Sustainable Development Closed
 401-11 Coalition for Funding Tributary Loading Program Heidelberg University Nonpoint Source Closed
 399-10 Pharmaceutical Drug Collection & Disposal Program Lake County General Health District Nonpoint Source Closed
 398-10 Credible Data Collection by the US Coast Guard Bowling Green State University Nonpoint Source Closed
 397-10 Modeling Dissolved Phosphorus Exports to Lake Erie Heidelberg University Nonpoint Source Closed
 395-10 Middle Bass Preserve Habitat Restoration Black Swamp Conservancy - Lake Erie Islands Chapter Habitat & Species Closed
 394-10 Vacant Lot Stabilization: Cleveland Best Practices Cleveland Botanical Garden Sustainable Development Closed
 393-10 City of Sandusky Lions Park Shoreline Restoration City of Sandusky Sustainable Development Closed
 390-10 Protecting Mussel Habitat on Lake Erie's Coast Cleveland State University Habitat & Species Closed
 386-10 Artifical Fish Habitat in Marinas



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The Ohio State University - Ohio Sea Grant Habitat/ Sustainable Development Closed
 BG09-10 Furnace Run Watershed Balanced Growth Plan (at CRCPO web page) Cuyahoga River Community Planning Organization Nonpoint Source Closed
 BG02-10 Lake County Tribs Balanced Growth Plan (at Balanced Growth web page) Lake County Planning Commission Nonpoint Source Closed
 385-10 Improving Detection Limit of Phosphate Microsensor University of Toledo Nonpoint Source Closed
 384-10 Enhanced benthic algal growth from Dreissena University of Toledo Nonpoint Source/ Invasive Species Closed
 383-10 Freshwater mussel distribution; emphasis rayed bean University of Toledo Habitat Closed
 381-10 Rapid detection of viable B. fragilis in Lake Erie The Ohio State University Coastal Closed
 378-09 Developing Web Resources for NE Ohio Communities Chagrin River Watershed Partners Sustainable Development Closed
 374-09 Identification of Microcystin-Degrading Bacteria Kent State University Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 372-09 Real-time Hypoxia Monitoring Platform University of Akron Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 369-09 Promoting Regional Land-Use Planning GreenCityBlueLake Institute Sustainable Development Closed
 TG02-09 Analysis of Soil Testing Laboratories and Data Mining Call office for copy The Ohio State University Target: Soils Closed
 TG01-09 Connecting Phosphorus Load, Transport, and Biological Use The Ohio State University Target: Algae Closed
 365-09 Using Satellite Imagery for Fisheries Management The Ohio State University Habitat & Species Closed
 364-09  Sediment Contribution To Lake Erie Algal Blooms University of Toledo Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 363-09 Alternatives to Using Potable Water to Flush Toilets & Impacts on Lake Erie University of Toledo Sustainable Development Closed
 362-09 Great Lakes Tall Tower Wind Monitoring Project  Green Energy Ohio Sustainable Development  Closed
 361-09 Brandywine Creek Balanced Growth Watershed Plan (contact office for copy of report) Cuyahoga River Community Planning Organization Sustainable Development Closed
 360-09 Preventing Mercury Toxicity by Thiamine in Perch The Ohio State University Toxic Pollutants Closed
 358-09 Ohio Harmful Algal Bloom Initiative: Outreach The Ohio State University - Ohio Sea Grant Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 357-09 Glyphosate Loadings in Lake Erie Watersheds Bowling Green State University Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 BG-09 Best Local Land Use Practices Program-Year 2008-09 CDM Sustainable Development Closed
 CS01-09 CDM-Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. - Case Studies CDM Sustainable Development Closed
 BG-08 Cinecraft Productions Inc   Sustainable Development Closed
 354-08 Turbidity Model at the Cuyahoga Valley N.P. U.S. Geological Survey Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 352-08 Turbidity and PAR Data for Refining the Nowcast U.S. Geological Survey Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 348-08 Floating Access Ramp and Dock Ashtabula Lighthouse Society Sustainable Development Closed
 347-08 Improved Estimates of Sediment Oxygen Demand (2 year project) Case Western Reserve University Coastal Health Closed
 346-08 Phase I-Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Plans & Specs Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society Sustainable Development Closed
 342-08 Cross-jurisdicitional Growth & Resource Protection The Ohio State University Sustainable Development Closed
 339-08 Microcystin Toxicity to Mayfly Spp Larvae Heidelberg University Toxic Pollutants Closed
 338-08 Tracking Fecal Pollution at Recreational Beaches University of Toledo Sustainable Development Closed
 337-08 Bioswale Effectiveness Monitoring: Cuyahoga County  (text) (fact sheets) (ppt 1) (ppt 2) Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 336-08 Winter Assessment of Lake Erie Microbiology Bowling Green State University Coastal Health Closed
 335-08 Use of MST Tools in the Portage River Watershed U.S. Geological Survey Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 334-07 Nearshore Hypoxia as a New Lake Erie Metric Heidelberg University Indicators & Information Closed
 333-07 Rocky River Backyard Buffers Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 330-07 The Prevalence of VHSv in Yellow Perch Case Western Reserve University Invasive Species Closed
 327-07 Soil Phosphorus Stratification with Reduced Tillage Heidelberg University Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 325-07 Changes in Nutrient Structure of the Cuyahoga River Cleveland State University Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 324-07 Molecular Diagnostic Tool for the Potential Bioremediation of Lake Erie Sediments Bowling Green State University Toxic Pollutants Closed
 323-07 Refining and Continuing a System of Nowcasting Beach Advisories U.S. Geological Survey Sustainable Development Closed
 322-07 Land Use Ordinance Inventory for the Cuyahoga River AOC Cuyahoga River Community Planning Organization Sustainable Development Closed
 319-07 Drip Distribution Installation Demonstration Lake County General Health District Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
SP 00-08 Assessing the Role of Turbid River Plumes in the Development of Microcyctis Blooms in Lake Erie with Molecular Techniques University of Toledo Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 318-07 Quantifying the Role of Mayflies in Transfer of Toxic Materials in Western Lake Erie Basin Bowling Green State University Toxic Pollutants Closed
 316-07 Yellow Perch Foraging on Hexagenia Spp: Effects of Hypoxia and Dreissena Supp University of Toledo Habitat & Species Closed
 315-07 Trends in Bioavailable Phosphorus Loading to Lake Erie Heidelberg University Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 312-07 TDR Demonstration Study and Public Forum Cleveland State University Sustainable Development Closed
 311-07 Predicting E.coli Using Turbidity at the Cuyahoga Valley NP U.S. Geological Survey Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed
 307-07 Influence of Vitamin Concentrations in Eggs on Survival of Walleye Embryos in Lake Erie The Ohio State University Habitat & Species Closed
 303-07 Development of Water Resources Models for the Old Woman



(email to request final report)
University of Toledo Nonpoint Source Pollution Closed