Fields to the Great Lakes - Stewardship Network Tall Ship Sail and National Museum of Great Lakes

Date: August 30, 2016
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: National Museum of the Great Lakes
Contact: Amy Gilhouse, MAEAP Technician, 517-263-7400 Ext. 117 or

From July through September the Lenawee Conservation District will be hosting several “Fields to the Great Lakes” events. Registration is free to Farmers, Landowners of farmed land and Partners of Agriculture who farm in the Western Lake Erie Watershed Basin. Note Charter Bus transportation and snacks are available for all events. The purpose of the events is to provide a platform for farmers to share information about conservation practices and programs that protect our water resources.

The Stewardship Network Water Quality Tall Ship Sail Workshop includes a tour of the National Museum of the Great Lakes and involve participants in helping to hoist the mighty sails of the 85’ wooden schooner “Appledore” and sail while learning more about current and emerging issues of water quality.

You may want a hat, sunglasses and warm jacket. As the sun sets the air can be chilly on the water. Light meal and beverages provided.

To register for this event, please visit




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