Cranbrook and The Nature Conservancy Present Science Talks Lecture Series 2015

Cranbrook and The Nature Conservancy are partnering again to present four Thursday night lectures at the Institute of Science from February through May 2015.  Nature Conservancy scientists will discuss a wide range of topics related to the Great Lakes Region including its rivers, algae blooms on Lake Erie,  and Michigan’s  unique sand dunes. 

Getting Connected - NEW DATE!
June 11
Mary Khoury will explain what “connectivity’ means in our river systems and why it is so important.

Anatomy of an Algal Bloom
March 12
Carrie Vollmer-Sanders examines the factors that into the toxic algae blooms on lake Erie, and what we can do to prevent them in the future.

Let’s Get Wild!
April 16
Patrick Doran takes us to the “wild” places in Michigan and the Great Lakes and explores what we are doing to protect them for the future.

Just Dune It!
May 7
Shaun Howard tells us what’s so special about out Great Lakes dunes, the pressures they face, and what we need to do to care for them.

Each lecture begins with a 6:30 cash bar and snack followed by a 7pm lecture.

Tickets are $10 for members of the institute of Science and The Nature Conservancy, and $12 per lecture for the general public.

Click here to register for the series or here to register for an individual lecture or call 248 645.3210.