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OREGON, OH – Sandy Bihn of Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association Talks About Nutrients, Bay Shore Power Plant & Beach Safety: Part 1 | Video | Podcast

July 12, 2010

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Last week, Sandy Bihn, a founder of the Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association, sat down with The Erie Wire to discuss the goals of her organization as well as some of the most pressing issues facing Lake Erie today. Listen to this week’s podcast and watch as she goes into detail about what the future holds for our Great Lake if appropriate action is not taken to protect this valuable resource.


Listen to Part 2


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Sandy Bihn | Part 1 | Podcast

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Sandy Bihn of the Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association. photo: Joshua B. Pribanic

WLEWA is a nonprofit organization part of the Waterkeeper Alliance and serves the waters and fish of Lake Erie, beginning in the east at Sandusky Bay and extending west to the Ohio line of the Maumee River. This includes counties in Ohio, Michigan, and Ontario; the rivers Raisin, Maumee, Sandusky, Touissaint, Portage, Ottawa, and Huron; and all creeks, ditches, drain pipes and runoff to the waters of Western Lake Erie, with the exception of the Detroit River.

WLEWA’s mission is to preserve, protect, and improve the watershed, waters, and fish of Western Lake Erie, the Great Lakes’ warmest, shallowest, most biologically productive area, and to increase public awareness through collaboration, education and advocacy. They hold regular programs and presentations demonstrating how to be a good environmental steward with our regions resources.

Sandy Bihn pulling apart algae from the Lake Erie shoreline. photo: Joshua B. Pribanic

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