2012 Old Woman Creek Report Card (Page 1)  
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2012 Old Woman Creek Report Card

Old Woman Creek, on the south-central shore of Lake Erie, is one of Ohio’s few remaining examples of a natural estuary and is designated as a National Estuarine Research Reserve and a Ohio State Nature Preserve. It is the only Great Lakes freshwater estuary in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System and is managed cooperatively by NOAA and the ODNR. Existing ecological data collected by government and local community groups from Old Woman Creek and its watershed provide an excellent platform to develop an annual report card that acts to synthesize, interpret and disseminate this information. Using water quality indicators, the health of the Creek was determined for 2012. This report card provides the overall results, and describes how the public can help as well.

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IAN Author(s)Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Heath Kelsey, Katie Foreman
Date Published2013-03-20
TypeReport Card
ProjectEcoCheck
Old Woman Creek Report Card
Location(s)Old Woman Creek
Number of Pages8
Filesize7 MB
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