Summary & Recap: June 2018 BLRC and ODNR Meeting

By |2018-06-22T14:30:41+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Dam Facts, Updates|

ODNR Provides Updates on Communication, Construction and Private Docks On Monday, June 18th a delegation representing the Buckeye Lake Region Corporation (BLRC) met with several representatives from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), including: Fred Shimp, Gary Obermiller, Mark Anthony, Hung Thai, Kevin Holtsberry, Steve Berezansky, Jason Wesley, Cynthia K. Frazzini and Paul Baldridge. The meeting, which [...]

ODNR Commits to New Dredging Initiative at Buckeye Lake

By |2018-05-29T09:28:13+00:00May 29th, 2018|Dam Facts, ODNR, Uncategorized, Updates|

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has committed to a 50 plus year dredge plan at the east end of Buckeye Lake. The plan was initially proposed and championed by Thorn Township representatives. The Buckeye Lake Region Corporation (BLRC), worked with representatives from Thorn Township and Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow (BLT), to facilitate ODNR’s [...]

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

By |2018-03-01T13:46:17+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 [...]

Introducing the Buckeye Lake 2030 “Road Show”

By |2017-11-02T08:13:40+00:00November 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 [...]

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