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  1. Bill Mitsch Presentation at Audubon Center

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/bill-mitsch-presentation-audubon-center

    forward to any interested groups! Schedule for the evening: 6:30 Check In 7:00 Introductions and Welcome: ... Dr. Rebecca Swab, Conservation Manager, Grange Insurance Audubon center 7:05 Nat Miller, Director of ... Conservation for National Audubon Society’s Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi Flyway. Great Lakes Marsh Bird ...

  2. Beach Monitoring Practices Webinar

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/beach-monitoring-practices-webinar

    swimmable waters in the North Central Region, beach monitoring is an ongoing challenge for water resource ... managers and outreach professionals. Tune into this month's edition of The Current webinar as we hear ... Program Wisconsin's Coastal Beaches Working Group The Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams' ...

  3. Advice for Making Local Watershed Projects More Inclusive

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/advice-making-local-watershed-projects-more-inclusive

    https://northcentralwater.org/advice-for-making-local-watershed-projects-more-inclusive/ ...

  4. New Survey Shows the Need for Investing in People for Clean Water

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/new-survey-shows-need-investing-people-clean-water

    Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds, a program of Sand County Foundation and partner of North ... Midwest. Here’s the executive summary; that and the full report can be found on the Leadership for ... Midwestern Watersheds webpage.  Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds (LMW) is a popular forum for ...

  5. The Wetlands

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/wetlands

    are often likened to giant sponges, because the water that flows into a wetland is often stored for ... a long time in the soil and vegetation. For this reason, wetlands play a role in flood control and ... is the great variety of plant and animal life. Fish, mammals, waterfowl, insects, songbirds, and any ...

  6. Watershed Management

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/watershed-management

    attempts to improve water quality. This whole-system approach is called watershed management, and it ... developed a watershed management plan to address water resources problems specific to their location. ... the local water resource. Volunteers play a key role in many watershed management programs where they ...

  7. The Lake

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/lake

    A reservoir is a human-made lake, which may have been built for flood prevention or as a storage basin to ... provide water for human consumption and recreation. All of Ohio's lakes have water flowing in and ... residents are coming together to encourage the adoption of best management practices to protect the ...

  8. Middle Reaches

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/middle-reaches

    in the middle reaches can have a major impact on the water and its inhabitants. For instance, if ... creek can also result in the destruction of important habitat for many species of fish and other aquatic ...

  9. Headwaters

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/headwaters

    the collected water from hundreds and even thousands of small headwater streams. For this reason, what ...

  10. For Well Owners

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/well-owners

    There are a number of materials here that may be helpful for understanding how to test, understand ... and protect your well water. Test The first step in caring for your well water is to have it tested.  ... at the Ohio EPA website at http://www.epa.state.oh.us/ddagw/labcert.aspx.  For a list of recommended ...

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