Aquatic biologist and limnologist Jeffrey M. Reutter, Ph.D., will present “Understanding the Critical Issues Impacting Lake Erie” at 3 p.m., Oct. 16, in Room 2225 in the science addition of The University of Findlay’s Davis Street Building, 300 Davis St.
The public event is free.
Reutter is director of The Ohio State University’s Ohio Sea Grant College Program, its Stone Laboratory on Put-In-Bay, Center for Lake Erie Research, and Great Lakes Aquatic Ecosystem Research Consortium. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from OSU in fisheries management, and his Ph.D from OSU in environmental biology.
Reutter has authored more than 150 technical reports and journal articles, and is a frequent lecturer on issues relating to the changing Lake Erie ecosystem, including harmful algal blooms, nutrient loading, aquatic invasive species and coastal economic development’s effect on environmental health. He also focuses on Great Lakes research needs and priorities, science education and research, and the importance of scientists communicating with the public.
His lecture is part of the University of Findlay’s Fall Concert and Lecture Series.