Lake Erie awareness


Jakob Boehler (center), coordinator of Sandusky River Watershed Coalition, accepts a $1,500 grant from Tim McNutt (left), director of Dominion Energy, and Kendrick Chittock, development officer at Western Reserve Land Conservancy. Grant funds are to be used to promote awareness of the Lake Erie Starts Here project by painting storm drains and printing brochures.

The grant is one of $35,000 in money awarded to 13 watersheds in Ohio by Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation for water quality enhancement and restoration projects as well as water education and outreach.