Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

March 6, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cranbrook Institute of Science

An evening forum and lecture exploring the local connection to a global problem. This event is FREE and open to the public, courtesy of MASCO Free First Fridays.

  • 6:00pm - Exhibit Viewing & Displays
  • 7:00pm - Panel Presentation of Local Clean-up Programs featuring: Alliance for the Greak Lakes, Clinton River Watershed Council, Friends of the Detroit River and Friends of the Rouge
  • 8:00pm - Lecture: "An Ecological Perspective on Microplastics in the Great Lakes" by Jennifer Daley, Researcher with University of Michigan - SNRE.

* Experience the exhibit Plastic Waters: From the Greak Lakes to the Oceans, on display February 10 - March 15 at Cranbrook Institute of Science.

* See the damaging effects of plastics in the Great Lakes and oceans.

* Discover how to buy products safe for the environment and people.

* Learn how to protect and restore your local river.

Visit to learn about watershed education at the Institute of Science.