The Great Lakes: Focusing on the Present, Planning for the Future

Date: March 6, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Kellogg Center, 219 Harrison Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824
Contact: Lois Wolfson,, 517-353-9222


The Great Lakes are one of Michigan’s greatest resources, providing recreational opportunities, a premier fisheries resource, water for agriculture, manufacturing, and other industries and multiple other uses. They are also subject to major problems such as invasive species, climate change, and harmful algal blooms. This conference will address some of these key topic areas along with highlighting the evolution of coastal dunes, variability in Great Lakes ice cover, using poop-sniffing dogs for beach monitoring, and research with underwater remote acoustics.


  • Students and Planning Committee: Free!
  • Other Participants: $10 early, $12 on-site

Cancellation fee of $5 after Feb. 28, 2018


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