18 Lake Erie Science at Lakeside Chautauqua: Talking Trash in Lake Erie, 2–3 p.m., Pavilion West Deck, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside, Ohio. Ohio Sea Grant presentation on plastics and other types of marine debris, their effects on Lake Erie, and what can be done to prevent such pollution. Details: go.osu.edu/CyWJ.
Talking Trash in Lake Erie
The Great Lakes are filled with items that do not belong there. Huge amounts of consumer plastics, metals, rubber, paper, textiles, derelict fishing gear, vessels, and other lost or discarded items enter the marine environment every day, making marine debris one of the most widespread pollution problems facing us today. Learn how you can make a difference.
20 Field Crops Field Day, 9–11:30 a.m., Northwest Agricultural Research Station, 4240 Range Line Road, Custar, Ohio. Free and open to the public. Contact Matt Davis, 419-257-2060, davis.1095@osu.
25 Lake Erie Science at Lakeside Chautauqua: Mayfly Madness, 2–3 p.m., Pavilion West Deck, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside, Ohio. Ohio Sea Grant presentation on Lake Erie mayflies and their importance as water quality indicators. Details: go.osu.edu/CyWS.