Tips for Safe Boating With Your Pet

With boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the high seas with your pet it's important to plan ahead and always keep the best interests of your four-legged friend in mind.…
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Cooking your catch

We’re well into the fishing season, and the fishing report is basically unchanged, so I thought I would take this opportunity to write something completely different. Now that you have walleye and perch in your freezer to share with family and friends, you might want to try something other than…
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Oak Harbor adds public dock to waterfront

The Village of Oak Harbor just became more accessible with the addition of a 60 foot public dock located along the downtown waterfront. The Oak Harbor Downtown Revitalization Implementation Committee (OHDRIC) installed the dock as part of the village's waterfront development plan. The committee is charged with raising funds for…
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NOAA and partners predict significant harmful algal bloom

Satellite image of the 2013 intense bloom which was concentrated in the lake’s western basin. Credit: MODIS/NASA, processed by NOAA/NOS/NCCOS. NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae, during the 2014 bloom season in late summer. However,…
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