Text Shoreline and Shallows conference.

Shoreline and Shallows: Improving Near Shore Habitat for People, Plants, and Animals

Thursday, March 9, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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

This year’s conference focuses on in-lake habitat such as woody structures; fish sticks and other habitat improvements and looks at the current and future state of bioengineering as well as the role of aquatic plants in improving habitat. Contractors, state and local governments, educators, non-profit organizations, lake suppliers, native plant growers, landscape designers, and lakefront property owners will all benefit from attending this program. 

This conference has been approved for Continuing Education credits for the Pesticide Applicator License in Category 5 - Aquatics.  See the MNSP website for details.

Cost to Attend (in person event):
Participants: $50 early bird, $65 starting Feb. 27, 2023
Students: $30
Speakers: Complimentary
Lunch, Refreshments and Materials included in Registration
(Walks-in welcomed but may not include lunch)
Cancellation fee of $25 after March 5, 2023

Registration for Shorelines and Shallows: Improving Near Shore Habitat for People, Plants, and Animals is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 5, 2023.


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 an agenda, visit the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership's Shoreline and Shallows conference web page.  For more information, please contact Lois Wolfson at wolfson1@msu.edu or 517-230-9281.