Beginning on August 13, you can read along as educators blog about their experiences sailing, doing science, and learning about shipwrecks on Lake Michigan. They WILL have stories to tell!!!
Today was our day for lots of education! We spent the day at the School of Freshwater Sciences. Some important things to remember for the upcoming days are: Keep your binder with you at all times- yes, sleep with it... Read More →
The sunrise was beautiful with blue skies and a slight breeze! At least that was the view from my dorm room in Milwaukee early this morning:) We are still on shore and I am bursting with excitement to board the... Read More →
Shuttling passengers to Discovery World, gathering water samples from Milwaukee Harbor using homemade plankton nets, high tech Hydrolab equipment and Ekman Dredges, boarding the S/V Denis Sullivan for the very first time, claiming one of the below deck bunks that... Read More →
The day began with clouds creeping in. We gathered outside of the UWM Riverside dorm to load our gear and ourselves into vans for the short trip down to the harbor. The air was heavy with humidity and anticipation. Finally,... Read More →
They tell me it’s day 2 on the ship. I’m not convinced. Considering how much we have seen, experienced, and learned already, how could it be that we have only been together on the Denis Sullivan for only 2 days?... Read More →
Day 3 Port Washington to Sheboygan Horror stories of sea sickness, using the “head” and sleeping in “your own personal coffin” were some of the worries of the previous days but today I woke after a good night sleep, no... Read More →
“Life’s not about waiting for the storms to pass…it’s about learning to dance in the rain” -B.J. Gallagher We not only woke up to the sound of rain, some of us actually felt it as we opened our eyes. Many... Read More →