Lake Erie GLRI Projects in the News


2014-03-18 -  Northern Ohio Receives Four EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants (USEPA)

2014-03-09 - Senator Brown announces grant to help protect Lake Erie from Asian carp (The Beacon)


2013-11-15 - Ohio wins federal grant to study Lake Erie algae blooms that close beaches and foul drinking water (Cleveland Plain Dealer)


2013-8-14 - With the help of a lot of money, Ohio's Ashtabula River returns to health (WKSU)


2013-7-10 - Free rain barrels, gardens program fights water pollution (Cleveland Plain Dealer)


2013-5-6 - Lake Erie gets natural water filter (WNWO)


2013-3-28 - Construction of Towpath trail in Cleveland ahead of schedule (ABC News Channel 5)

2013-3-28 - Parma Heights nets two grants for recycling efforts (Cleveland Plain Dealer)


2012-10-17 - Two new boats to clean up floating trash in Lake Erie, Cuyahoga River (ABC News Channel 5)

2012-10-04 - Nature Conservancy gets $345,000 EPA grant to study invasive plants (The News-Herald)


2012-8-30 - Restoration of wetlands, stream underway at Cleveland's Wildwood State Park (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

2012-8-30 - Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Completes Needs Assessment for Great Lakes Observing System (Ohio Sea Grant)


2012-7-30 - Work begins on Towpath Trail’s missing link (Akron Beacon Journal Online)

2012-7-12 - Battle waged to contain aggressive marsh plant (The Press)

2012-7-5 - Prescribed blazes fuel fight to force out pesky Phragmites (Toledo Blade)


2012-6-20 - EPA: Ottawa River in recovery (Lima News)

2012-6-17 - Ottawa gets royal river treatment (Lima News)

2012-6-13 - Ohio EPA Invites Public to Ottawa River Meeting, Streamside Programs


2012-4-21 - Floating debris on Cuyahoga River to be gobbled up by two new vessels, 'Flotsam' and 'Jetsam' (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

2012-4-30 - Lake Erie Synthesis Team Connects Researchers for 2012 GLRI Proposals (Ohio Sea Grant)


2011-12-08 - State grant approved Wednesday allows expansion work on Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga County (Cleveland Plain Dealer blog)


2011-11-29 - Families invited to learn about pollution with fun, hands-on activities (Westlake/Bay Village Observer)

2011-11-17 - Great Lakes Sea Grant Partners Collect Unwanted Medicine, Educate About Dangers (Ohio Sea Grant)


2011-09-12 -EPA grants help Wayne State researchers stave off Great Lakes environmental invaders (Wayne State Press Release)

2011-09-08 - Ashtabula River Fish Habitat Project Starts (Business Journal Daily)


2011-08-08 - Feds to fund manmade wetlands at Maumee Bay (Toledo Blade)

2011-08-05 - Huntington Beach, Porter Creek Watershed in Bay Village will be aided with grant (Cleveland Plain Dealer blog)


2011-05-31 - Green Springs students win poster contest (Fremont News-Messenger) View the winning posters and the other poster contest submissions at

2011-05-25 - Funds to restore Great Lakes available to farmers in the Lake Erie watershed (Ada Herald)

2011-05-06 - Cleanup parties and festivals coming up along Cuyahoga Rvier near Cleveland, Akron (Cleveland Plain Dealer blog; mentions GLRI project)

2011-05-04 - Spring/Summer 2011 Twineline quarterly newsletter available from Ohio Sea Grant College Program - includes article about Lake Erie Synthesis Team

2011-05-04 - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative North Central Ohio Sediment Reduction Project Press Release