The last day of the Shipboard Science program was full of activity. We packed up, cleaned our rooms, and bundled and turned in our laundry. We enjoyed another amazing breakfast cooked by Craig who the captain said is one of... Read More →
When Author Marianne Williamson wrote, “Every end is a new beginning,” she could have easily been referencing the end of our amazing Lake Erie Workshop experience aboard the R/V Lake Guardian. Sixteen educators from around the Great Lakes Region had... Read More →
Mike’s Day with Group #1 The day started a bit dreary with lightning off in the distance, but we were still determined to get our sampling at Station 1 completed. Though there were a few delays and some soggy... Read More →
Our day started this morning at 12:45 am (eastern time), a small group of volunteers sampled at Station 3. It rained during most of the sampling and it was very dark. We departed for Manitowoc WI and arrived around 6:30... Read More →
Day 4: Today we were bless with our wonderful friend Mr. Sunshine. I am sad to see him set.
Clouds come floating into one’s life no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. R. Tagore It’s hard not to feel a little sad as the sun sets on this incredible experience... Read More →
Lake Guardian 2016: Educators arrive in Duluth, MN on Saturday for a week of research on the R/V Lake Guardian.
Watch this website to follow along with fifteen educators from all over the US side of the Great Lakes as they work alongside several Great Lakes scientists on the U.S. EPA R/V Lake Guardian. Out on Lake Superior from July... Read More →
This is Quan in a survival suit, an excellent ice fishing outfit but a little hot on a day like today. But hey I am good in the ice cold water for up to a day. Actually, this was... Read More →
Calm wind and water greeted us on our first full day on the boat. Some ambitious people woke up with the sun to collect samples at Western Arm Station #1, which was our second sample site for the trip.... Read More →
Hello, this is Lori Danz, Deborah Campbell, and Ashlee Giordano. Today we docked at Houghton, Michigan! Our offshore expedition was along the Keweenaw Peninsula. Dr. Charles Kerfoot, Michigan Technological University (Charlie), a biologist/geologist led us on a tour showing us... Read More →