Wetlands and Wildife of Lake St. Clair

Wetlands and Wildife of Lake St. Clair

Note: This is a 4-hour cruise. Explore further into the Flats in this extended 4-hour tour to discover the variety of plants, animals, and habitats that make one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas so unique and valuable. Lake St. Clair Friday, July 12,...
Lake St. Clair Fisheries

Lake St. Clair Fisheries

This is not a fishing cruise, but it definitely is a “fishy” cruise! Learn firsthand about the fish that are found in Lake St. Clair, many of which are available for hands-on examination during the cruise. We will be joined by a Michigan DNR Fisheries...
The Nature of Lake St. Clair

The Nature of Lake St. Clair

Take an educational cruise on Lake St. Clair to discover the rich variety of aquatic life that makes Lake St. Clair so special. Plants, animals, and habitats — including one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas — will be explored. Lake St. Clair Wednesday,...
Channels, Islands, Bays, and Reefs

Channels, Islands, Bays, and Reefs

Note: This is a 4-hour cruise. The St. Clair River Delta is one of the largest freshwater deltas in the world, and its many islands, bays, and channels create a truly unique feature of the Great Lakes basin. Join us as we travel up into the Middle Channel of the delta...
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...
Wind, Waves, and Weather

Wind, Waves, and Weather

The Great Lakes influence our weather, and the weather can have a great influence on the Great Lakes (ever hear of the Great Storm of 1913?). Join NOAA National Weather Service meteorologists on a cruise that explores the “why?” behind the wind, waves, and...