This symposium and report would not have been possible without the support and significant contributions of numerous individuals and organizations. The steering committee thanks the speakers, facilitators, resource persons, and other participants for their important contributions. Further, the steering committee acknowledges the following organizations which provided funding or in-kind support:

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency;
Lorain County General Health District;
Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency;
Ohio Department of Natural Resources;
Seventh Generation;
Oberlin College;
Natural Resources Conservation Service;
Lorain County Soil and Water Conservation District; and
International Joint Commission's Great Lakes Water Quality Board.
Photographs used in the report were taken by Dave Stroud of Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Michael Dwyer of Oberlin College, and the Lorain County Joint Vocational School, School of Environmental Technologies. Back cover photograph courtesy of Ohio Department of Natural Resources.