Follow along with 16 educators on the tall ship, S/V Denis Sullivan from August 5-12, 2019 as they learn about Great Lakes water science from both tribal and western cultural and scientific perspectives. The MN and WI educators and instructors will help sail the ship alongside the crew from St. Ignace, MI to Duluth, MN, arriving just in time for the tall ship festival!
The start of our shipboard science workshop for educators is only days away! Be sure and follow us as our educators blog about their learning experience and adventures on Lake Superior! Eight educators from Minnesota and eight from Wisconsin are... Read More →
And we’re off! To the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, AKA The Estuarium, located on the The St. Louis River Estuary, the largest estuary on the Great Lakes. We were treated to a fascinating presentation by Karen Diver, former... Read More →
The CGLL staff and educator team roused at an early 5:45am to begin their route from the Bad River Casino located in the Ashland, WI area to St. Ignace, MI. Along the way, educators met together in their mentor and... Read More →
On Wednesday August 7th our B team ( the brilliants) took the first 11 to 3 am shift. Going through the Saint Mary river channel in the dark was an exciting adventure in river navigation. I had never before truly... Read More →
We woke up to high winds and made a straight course toward Beta Gris, a bay on the Keweenaw Peninsula, for shelter in the lee. Once anchored, we collected scientific data with the Hydrolab, Secchi disk, Eckman Dredge, and the... Read More →
****Due to strong winds and lack of internet this post was delayed until today… “All hands on deck” the captain shouted at 4 a.m. to bring all crew up to raise the anchor and head out to the main body... Read More →
The gusty winds and high swells leveled off today, and many were grateful for flatter water. We navigated among the Apostle Islands and bustling boat traffic and curious onlookers. This was a day filled with valuable information about climate change,... Read More →