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Central Michigan University opens interactive Great Lakes exhibit
WWTV-TV - Cadillac, MI (4/19)
The Great Lakes are the shining jewel of Michigan. And now there's a kid-friendly exhibit featuring the beautiful bodies of water.

60,000 trees and counting
Erie Times-News (4/17)
Sixty thousand and counting. That's how many trees and shrubs have been planted by Crawford County students in 16 years, in environmental projects sponsored by the Crawford County Conservation District and Pennsylvania state Bureau of Forestry.

Presque Isle an academic draw for Gannon students
Erie Times-News (4/10)
In Pennsylvania, Presque Isle State Park has long been a draw for tourists looking for the perfect place to swim and sunbathe. But the park, Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie are also a draw for another group: science-minded students and their teachers.

TEACH Calendar of Events
What's going on in your neighborhood this month? Meet other people and learn together at recreational and educational events! Our new dynamic calendar is updated daily with current educational events.
TEACH Calendar

Upcoming Events

April 28-30, 2016
2016 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention
Boyne Falls, MI
The Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership invites you to attend the 2nd biennial Michigan Inland Lakes Convention. Take advantage of an outstanding opportunity to meet with water managers, lake practitioners, educators, researchers, lakefront property owners, government officials, students, and others interested in Michiganís inland lakes.
Contact: Jo Latimore
E-mail: latimor1@msu.edu

May 10, 2016
Science, Policy & Water: A Waters of Wisconsin Summit
Madison, WI
Join the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters on May 10 for Science, Policy & Water: A Waters of Wisconsin Summit. The summit will bring together scientists, policy-makers, students, citizens, and others to engage in civil dialogue on the changing role of science in policy-making around the stateís waters.
Contact: Meredith Keller
Phone: 608-263-1692 ext 20
E-mail: mkeller@wisconsinacademy.org

June 12 - July 2, 2016
UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruises
Duluth, MN and Milwaukee, WI
New to planning shipboard field work? Wondering how to request research vessel time or equipment? Need samples or data for a research project? If so, take part in the 2016 UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruises. These cruises and workshops will instruct early-career marine scientists on how to effectively utilize time at sea for research and education.
Contact: Doug Ricketts
Phone: (218) 726-7826
E-mail: ricketts@d.umn.edu

June 18, 2016
Classic Boat Show and Small Craft Festival
South Haven, MI
The 35th annual boat show at the Michigan Maritime Museum will be held afloat and on shore in conjunction with South Haven's HarborFest. Classic and traditional small craft will be featured throughout the day as well as toy boat building for kids. The US Coast Guard Motor Life Boat (USCG 36460 MLB) - used in the Disney film, The Finest Hours - has been added to the Museum's on-the-water exhibits.
Contact: Sandy Bryson
Phone: 517-351-5976
E-mail: sbryson@msu.edu

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