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September 2019

Bird Banding on South Bass Island

Fall Bird Banding 2019 There is nothing like getting to see migrating birds in your hand to learn those confusing fall warblers! Here are some opportunities to see Tom and Paula Bartlett and bird banding crew in action this fall on the islands. South Bass Island Banding-The Vineyard B & and B and Scheeff East Point Preserve September 11-12 (Wednesday, 9/11) Will be banding from mid-morning until late afternoon. Thursday (9/12), Will band from 6:00 AM until evening.  If you…

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Start: September 11, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
End: September 12, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

Bird Banding on Middle Bass Island

Middle Bass Island Banding-Middle Bass Island East Point Preserve September 23-27 – banding from 6:00 AM until evening daily September 28 – band from 6:00 AM until noon. Please do not park in private drives outside the preserve. The gate will be open during banding hours and you will be directed where to park. If you are coming out, e-mail Tom at hthomas.bartlett@gmail.com or call at 567-278-2300.

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Start: September 23, 2019 @ 8:00 AM
End: September 28, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

October 2019

Annual LEIC Meeting/Party 2019

Join us Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2019 for a celebration of another successful year of land preservation on the Lake Erie Islands! Continue reading

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Start: October 5, 2019 @ 3:00 PM
End: October 5, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Venue: Middle Bass Island, Ohio

November 2019

2019 Holiday Bazaar

      Mark your calendar for local holiday shopping – the Annual Holiday Bazaar is on Thursday, November 21 from 3 pm to 7 pm at the Town Hall, sponsored by the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy and the Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center.   Local crafters and artisans are invited as well as local businesses with Put-in-Bay or Middle Bass merchandise. If you would like to reserve a table ($10 ea.) or need additional information, please contact…

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Start: November 21, 2019 @ 3:00 PM
End: November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Venue: Put-in-Bay Town Hall

December 2019

Giving Tuesday for the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy

Giving Tuesday in Northwest Ohio 2019 Our Lake Erie Islands Conservancy will be celebrating Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, December 3, 2020. The Lake Erie Islands Conservancy will be eligible for a chance in a drawing for $5,000 from the Toledo Community  Foundation by participating in Giving Tuesday. Any check sent to us dated December 3, 2019 or donated to us via our PayPal on our www.lakeerieislandsconservancy.org can be used to qualify us for the drawing. The donation can be earmarked…

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Date: December 3, 2019

Lake Erie Islands Conservancy Christmas Potluck

Conservancy Christmas Potluck 2019   The Lake Erie Islands Conservancy will hold its annual Christmas Potluck at the South Bass Island Lighthouse on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 starting at 6:00pm. We will provide the ham, coffee, hot cider. Please bring a dish, salad, or dessert to share as well as a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice. Please RSVP by calling or texting Lisa Brohl at 419-366-2087 or 419-285-5811 or e-mail at leiconservancy@gmail.com. It is always a beautiful spot to celebrate…

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Start: December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
End: December 10, 2019 @ 9:00 PM
Venue: South Bass Island Lighthouse
Phone: 4192855811
P. O. Box 155
Put-In-Bay, 43456 United States

Audubon Christmas Bird Count-Lake Erie Islands Count Circle

Walk the island from dawn to dusk listening, watching, counting. Enjoy the quiet time of year. Or sit in your recliner and watch colorful winter birds visit your bird feeder for a portion of the day. It all adds up with statistics from other birders around the country and a lot of fun to participate! The Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count will be held in the Lake Erie Islands Count Circle on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Participants will be needed…

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Date: December 15, 2019

April 2020

No Viewing of Bird Banding Bass Islands Spring 2020

There will be no public viewing or visitors to our bird banding stations on the Bass Islands this spring due to the State of Ohio Covid-19 pandemic social distancing protocol. We hope to offer again in the future.

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Start: April 13 @ 12:49 AM
End: April 13 @ 12:49 AM

Island Style Earth Week-Virtual This Year!

EARTH DAY 2020 50 Year Anniversary of the first celebration in 1970 The Lake Erie Islands will be honoring its Earth Week in 2020 with virtual and individual events to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and subsequent quarantine and shelter at home orders. There are many things we can do at home to make our earth a better place to live! Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day…

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Start: April 20 @ 8:00 AM
End: April 24 @ 5:00 PM

Village of Put-in-Bay Tree Commission Arbor Day 2020

Arbor Day 2020     Once again, Put-in-Bay, Ohio, has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to the goals and principles of the Arbor Day Foundation. Put-in-Bay achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements:  a tree board, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget, and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. This year there will be no public program to honor Arbor Day due the…

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Date: April 24
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