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Beaver Island Lake Ecology Workshop

July 11, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm CDT


Learn about the ecology and conservation of Beaver Island’s lakes during this hands-on program. The program will focus on three topics:

  • Shoreline habitat
    • Learn about the value of healthy shorelines and how to protect them.
  • Invasive species
    • Learn to identify aquatic invasive species and how to prevent their introduction.
  • Volunteer monitoring
    • Learn about Michigan’s volunteer lake monitoring program and how to get involved.

Presented by Erick Elgin and Dr. Jo Latimore of Michigan State University Extension.

This workshop is free of charge and lunch will be provided. Those interested can meet after the workshop at Barneys Lake at 3:30 p.m. to explore the lake shoreline and vegetation on foot or by canoe or kayak.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on July 7, 2022.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Shelby Harris, Terrestrial Invasive Species Administrator for Beaver Island, at 231-330-0422 invasivespadm.bi@gmail.com or Jo Latimore at 517-432-1491 or latimor1@msu.edu.


July 11, 2022
10:30 am - 6:00 pm CDT
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Beaver Island Association
Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps)
Michigan State University Extension


Central Michigan University Biological Station
33850 East Side Dr.
Beaver Island, MI 49782 United States
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