The Ohio Hub for the Great Lakes Aquatic
Habitat Network is
the Ohio Environmental Council
Who We Are: The Ohio
Environmental Council has been behind the scenes and on
the front lines of some of Ohio’s most critical environmental
battles. For 30 years, citizens across the state have
counted on the Ohio Environmental Council to be their
voice in the Statehouse—fighting to protect Ohio’s environment
and vanishing open space.
The mission of the Ohio Environmental
Council is to inform, unite, and empower Ohio citizens
to protect the environment and conserve natural resources.
We rely on the support of foundations, community organizations
and individuals to carry on our work. The Ohio Environmental
Council is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that neither
promotes nor opposes any candidate for public office.
With its over 1800 individual
members, 118 Eco-Network Members and 128 community supporters,
the OEC continues to unite Ohio’s conservation and environmental
community to keep watch of Ohio’s air and water quality,
take action to better environmental policies, and make
change for a greener tomorrow.
As the Ohio Hub,
the Ohio Environmental
Council provides local Great Lakes focused organizations
with the following:
- GLAHN grant funding
information, applications, etc.
- Assistance in
obtaining involvement and benefits from the Great
Lakes Aquatic Habitat Directory project- upon
- Networking with greenways, sportsmen,
and watershed groups to mobilize the constituency
to protect small wetlands.
- Educational resources on how
to get involved, and how to plan and respond to
issues affecting small wetlands.
- Coordinated, diverse leadership
on wetlands issues.
- Technical assistance.
- Workshop on aquatic habitat issues
(topics to be determined based on need: local
problem solving, small wetland protection policies,
government relations, skills building, and/or
Environmental Protection Agency
Department of Natural Resources
Public Interest Research Group
- Visit the Ohio Environmental Council's
Sheets: Deciding the Fate of the Great Lakes
- To continue exploring the Great
Lakes Directory, click