Explore the issues that impact the water quality of the Maumee River Basin, the largest watershed in the Great Lakes system. Bill Harris hosts this discussion of the current state of the water quality of the Maumee River watershed. Viewers participate by calling or emailing during this live program. More info, discussion boards and more at more watershed info.
Explores Lake Erie's impact on the history, economy, agriculture, recreation and industry of communities in Ohio. Using archival film, photographs, and high definition footage, WGTE illustrates how this invaluable natural resource influences virtually every aspect of the lives of those living near the lake. The program examines the geology of how the lake was created, the Native American presence, the settlement of the state, the recreation the lake provides, and the impact of industry, agriculture and human interaction on the lake itself.
This program is supported, in part, by the Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Read more
Friday, March 23, 2012
Deadline Now examines the enduring legacy of the War of 1812. Key events and battles of the War occurred in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Jack Lessenberry's guests will be Patricia N. Williamsen, Executive Director of the Ohio Humanities Council, as well as Fort Meigs Director Rick Finch, and Randall Buchman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Defiance College.Read more
Friday, August 27, 2010
During this hot summer of 2010, algae warnings have been posted along several western Lake Erie beaches -- believed to be the first such warnings since the 1970s. What is causing the massive algae blooms? What other environmental issues are in the news this summer?Read more
Friday, July 22, 2011
Jack Lessenberry digs into a variety of issues related to the Great Lakes and its watersheds with Kenneth Kilbert, Director of the University of Toledo College of Law's Legal Institute of the Great Lakes, Keith Kompoltwicz, Meteorologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Steve Pollick, Outdoors Editor for The Blade.Read more