• Spring Bird Banding on the Bass Islands

    Tom and Paula Bartlett will be at the Middle Bass Island East Point Preserve banding birds starting today, Sunday, April 28  until noon on Friday May 3. They band from sunrise til about 3 every day weather permitting. If you visit, this is located at the end of a private...

  • LEIC Recieves the Walmart Spark Good Program Grant for $500 towards our AmeriCorp Intern Program

    We are happy to report we just received $500 toward our AmeriCorps intern program for 2024 from the Walmart Spark Good program! We are thankful for the support!   We are still taking applications with information on the attached flyer on how to apply. We will hopefully be making a decision soon....

  • Duff Homestead and Bayfront Preserve Development Updates

    Things are moving along with our new Duff Homestead and Bayfront Preserve development. Benches are out front, the home is being transformed into offices and visitor contact station, and now we are working on a small birding trail for the 2 acre woods. The Put-in-Bay Township Park District received a...

  • Weather or not, Middle Bass Music Fest 2024

    Written by: Peter Huston Can you believe it’s just a few days short of 4 months to the 2024 Middle Bass Island Music Festival on July 13th? If you missed last year’s music fest because of the weather, don’t let the rain and wind keep you away this year. We...

  • 2023 Annual Report of the Put-in-Bay Township Park District

    Below is the 2023 Annual Report of our partners the Put-in-Bay Township Park District. It has lots of information on research and activities in our island preserves-as well as a new total of acres protected on South Bass and Middle Bass Islands-over 160 acres currently!   Thanks to Chair Kelly...

  • Arbor Day Celebration on April 26th

    “Other holidays repose upon the past; Arbor Day proposes for the future.”  – Julius Sterling Morton On Friday, April 26, 2024, 4:00 pm, the 15th Arbor Day Celebration will be held  at the Village Arbor Day site adjacent to the Put-in-Bay Post Office.  The Council of the Village of Put-in-Bay...

  • 2024 Native Plant Sale is Happening Now!

    Our Spring Native Tree/Plant Sale order form is now available! We have lots of plants and trees that will attract wildlife to your yard.  Click here: LEIC Tree-Plant Order Form 2024 After attending the Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference this week, we were reminded of the importance of planting for wildlife...

  • Scheeff East Point Preserve Shoreline Restoration and Park Closure Update

    Scheeff East Point Preserve Shoreline Restoration and Park Closure Update The Put-in-Bay Township Park District anticipates construction to kick off at its Scheeff East Point Preserve this spring, which will result in the temporary closure of the Scheeff East Point Preserve Park. The end of Columbus Ave. (State Route 357),...