Tuesday March 6, 2018
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Auditorium at Kellogg Center
219 Harrison Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48824

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.

-Participants: $10 early, $12 on-site
-Students: Free!
-Speakers/Planning Committee: Free!

Cancellation fee of $5 after Feb. 28, 2018

Registration for The Great Lakes: Focusing on the Present, Planning for the Future is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 1, 2018.


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 more information, please contact Lois Wolfson at wolfson1@msu.edu or 517-353-9222.