The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will coordinate with partners to identify opportunities to restore coastal wetlands and natural shorelines that beneficially re-use dredged material and help assimilate in-lake nutrients.
Specific activities identified by Lake Erie states, the province, and federal governments within Domestic Action Plans are tracked on ErieStat as Investments. Tracking these investments will enable the adaptive management of phosphorus control efforts and eventually, provide “big picture” views of phosphorus control Progress.
Investments made in the Lake Erie basin to control phosphorus aren’t expressed only as dollars – it’s also the programs implemented and the people and organizations who implement them. Investments include on-the-ground practices, research and monitoring, infrastructure upgrades, and outreach and education.