Posts Tagged ‘lake erie’

Great Lakes projects awarded $6.6 million

Sustain Our Great Lakes partners on Monday awarded $6.6 million to 25 ecological restoration projects in the Great Lakes basin. In addition, grant winners will contribute $8.2 million for the projects. Northeast Ohio received two awards: Restoring Wetland Habitat in the West Basin of Mentor Marsh Grantee: Cleveland Museum of Natural History Award: $120,778  Goal:…

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Picking a summer sport: sailboat racing vs. rowing

I always wanted to sail and row. Blame it on reading too many books about East Coast boarding schools as a kid, but both sports seemed to embody a storied mystique. Each with its own vocabulary. Each a vaunted, exclusive club. Rowing and sailing were on my bucket list, activities I hoped to try in…

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What’s biting? Ohio Lake Erie fishing report Aug. 9-12

Heading out with your fishing pole this weekend? Here’s the Fish Ohio report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Western Basin Walleye  Where: Fishing remains good, though most of the larger fish have moved east to find cooler water, smaller fish remain plentiful. Reports of limits are still coming from Toledo east to the…

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Shoreby Club townhome: Lake Erie House of the Week

Take in Lake Erie views from this $750,000 Bratenahl townhome with access to the Shoreby Club. The three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom townhouse is an end unit that sits on the harbor, with a private patio. You can dock your boat the door! The house features: Wood-paneled office with a coffered ceiling and full bathroom Updated kitchen with…

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Port Clinton Lighthouse Festival

Take a free tour of the Port Clinton Lighthouse, the last remaining timber frame pier light on Lake Erie, during the second annual Port Clinton Lighthouse Festival.   Hear docents explain the importance of the pier light to local navigation. Climb the wooden spiral staircase to the lantern room and view the fully functioning fifth-order…

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Wakesurfing on Lake Erie? You can do it!

 You can surf behind a boat. Wakesurfing is one of the hottest sports on the water. And though its ancestor, waterskiing, has been sparse on Lake Erie in recent decades, wakesurfing master Jason Hand hopes to expand the wakesurfing community around Bay Point and the Marblehead peninsula. “We’re bringing new energy to the area,” said…

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