Research and Restoration

Research and Restoration

A great number of scientific research and conservation efforts are taking place on Lake St. Clair and in its wetlands, ranging from fish to birds and invasive species to water quality. Join us on this cruise to observe Lake St. Clair marsh restoration, learn about the...
Journey Through the Straits Downbound

Journey Through the Straits Downbound

Note: This is a 5-hour cruise. Park your car at Riverside Marina in Detroit and board the E/V Clinton for a fantastic five-hour voyage from the upper reaches of the Detroit River to Lake Erie. As the Clinton travels in the wake of both the early Great Lakes voyageurs...
Birds, Boats, and Booze

Birds, Boats, and Booze

Note: This is a 4-hour cruise. Many things drew people to the St. Clair River Delta Flats area. The abundant wetlands brought duck hunters and fishing, wood boats and passenger steamers brought tourism and recreation, and Prohibition brought rum runners and...
Shipping Out

Shipping Out

Sign on for a voyage into the world of Great Lakes shipping! As the E/V Clinton heads toward the shipping channels across Lake St. Clair or the lower Detroit River, you will learn about lakers and salties, legendary sailors, and shipwrecks. With some luck, you might...
Night Watch

Night Watch

Join the crew of the E/V Clinton on a late evening cruise and learn about navigating under the stars using charts, lights, and the heavens themselves. The cruise will take us through the history of navigation, from the discovery of latitude and longitude to...
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...