Fisheries Heritage Trail Conference 2019

Oct. 16-17, 2019

Bay City, MI

Our valuable Great Lakes fisheries (past, present, and future) can benefit

  • local museum programs,
  • enhance coastal tourism development opportunities,
  • and support community development efforts.

Learn more about Michigan’s Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Consortium projects and partnerships, including a newly launched regional fisheries heritage trail website.

This educational program is open to everyone interested in promoting maritime heritage tourism and Great Lakes stewardship.

Registration is $50 ($30 students) to participate.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 16: Activities begin at noon at Wenonah Park (downtown Bay City, on the river) and include a networking mixer, picnic (provided), and local tours; followed by Consortium business meeting (open to all), and dinner on your own.
  • Thursday, Oct. 17: We'll meet 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Bay City State Park for our Educational Great Lakes Heritage Trails Conference.

Registration for Fisheries Heritage Trail Conference 2019 is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on October 11, 2019.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information contact Brandon Schroeder, Michigan Sea Grant, at or 989-354-9885.