Around the Lake

Update: Capital Funding Requests – $1.3M Appropriated to the Buckeye Lake Region

By | 2018-03-01T13:46:17+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Business, Planning and Studies, Uncategorized, Updates|

Funding Will Benefit Fairfield, Perry and Licking Counties Recently, the Buckeye Lake Region Corporation submitted funding requests to the State of Ohio for inclusion in the 2019-2020 budget.  According to recent updates, it appears that the Buckeye Lake Region will be receiving state funds for projects in Fairfield, Licking and Perry counties. In Fairfield County [...]

ODNR Tests Program to Disrupt Geese from Local Beaches

By | 2018-02-28T16:10:35+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Updates|

ODNR Pilot Program Would Designate Some Public Beaches as "Dog Exercise Areas" In an attempt to disrupt geese from local beaches, ODNR has initatied a test program to allow dogs access to some State Park beaches.  From February 17, 2018 until March 18, 2018 dogs will be allowed "off leash" on certain beaches. For more [...]

BLRC Official Statement on ODNR Notice of Encroachment

By | 2018-02-05T10:30:55+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Dam Facts, ODNR, The DAM, Updates|

BLRC Responds to ODNR's Notice of Encroachment.   Several homeowners in the Buckeye Lake Region recently received a Notice of Encroachment from Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Watercraft. While the Buckeye Lake Region Corporation (BLRC) supports the mission to protect and maintain state property for public use, we do not feel that [...]

Update: EMH&T Feeder Channel Study & Capital Grant Application

By | 2018-01-12T09:39:48+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Planning and Studies, Updates|

As part of on-going water quality initiatives, ODNR has committed to fix 1,200 feet of the Feeder Channel, a main artery for water and, unfortunately, sediment and harmful nutrients that feed algae blooms. The Buckeye Lake Region Corporation (BLRC) has applied for a Capital grant to fix another 4-5,000 feet of the Channel. Our goal [...]

Director James Zehringer responds to BLRC letter

By | 2018-01-06T12:43:06+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Updates|

Buckeye Lake Region Corporation (BLRC) received a response from ODNR to the letter our Chairman Ben Carpenter sent on December 5th following the BLRC meeting with Dam Adjacent Residents. Director James Zehringer responded to our letter on December 19th. In his letter Director Zehringer: Indicated ODNR’s support for the revitalization of the Buckeye Lake Region [...]

Great Idea: The Polycentric Region

By | 2017-11-06T12:39:40+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Business|

When talking about growth and development in an area or region, you tend to hear phrases such as: “New urbanism, urbanist, connectivity, polycentric, infill/greenfill development” and others. These terms are tossed about as if everyone is fully familiar with their meaning. Well, I don’t know about you, but I’m still learning what all this means [...]

Introducing the Buckeye Lake 2030 “Road Show”

By | 2017-11-02T08:13:40+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Activities, People, Updates|

Are you looking for an informative, interesting subject for your next meeting or get together? A PowerPoint presentation by Buckeye Lake Region Corporation Executive Director Mike Fornataro is now available for your club or group of any size. A great opportunity to find out what BL2030 is (and isn’t) and to learn more about issues [...]

ODNR’s Revised Mitigation Plan

By | 2017-10-10T09:09:53+00:00 October 10th, 2017|ODNR, Planning and Studies, Updates|

In an effort to keep everyone informed on the additional mitigation measures the ODNR has developed to compensate for water quality impacts resulting from the proposed project we wanted to provide the public with the following article. View and download here »

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