Great Lakes Science for Kids

Great Lakes Science for Kids

Learn about the ecology of Lake St. Clair or Lake Erie, by using the tools a Great Lakes Scientist uses to determine water quality by studying the plants and animals of the lakes. Try your hand at using a plankton net, bottom dredge, water testing kit, underwater...
River of Time

River of Time

Cruising among the lower Detroit River Islands, we search the human stories that shaped the history of her waters. From Native Americans and early European explorers to military forts, massive engineering projects, and stories of yesterday, this cruise is a time...
Eagle’s Eye Nature Cruises

Eagle’s Eye Nature Cruises

Take a naturalist’s tour of the lower Detroit River to discover the rich variety of plant and animal life living here in this area, now a part of the International Wildlife Refuge. The river is host to a wide variety of habitats, from submerged plant beds and...
Big River Meander

Big River Meander

Note: This is a 4-hour cruise. Enjoy an extended four-hour cruise to explore the natural and cultural history of the Lower Detroit River and its islands. Our journey around the north end of Grosse Ile and into Canadian waters will provide ample opportunities to view...