The Nature Conservancy has partnered with the Cranbrook Institute of Science in southeast Michigan to host a series of evening lectures about issues facing the Great Lakes region.
Conservancy staff and scientists are discussing topics ranging from rising temperatures to land protection and challenges for migratory birds. These lectures are happening now through April; learn how to register here!
Director of Conservation Dr. Patrick Doran discusses how scientists are thinking about and planning for a changing climate. Read the top takeaways from his lecture.
Learn how Forest Management Specialist Jon Fosgitt views restoring forest diversity. Read the top takeaways from his lecture
Director of Science Dr. Scott Sowa spoke about why he believes the Great Lakes bays have influenced our past and hold the key to our future. Read the top takeaways from his lecture.
Dr. Dave Ewert discussed why migratory bird stopover sites in the Great Lakes region are globally significant. Read the top takeaways from his lecture.
Come back after March 21 to read Great Lakes Director of Aquatic Invasive Species Lindsay Chadderton’s explanation of how the Great Lakes’ food chain has changed. It’s not too late to hear him live!
Come back after April 18 to learn why Michigan State Director Helen Taylor believes landscape scale conservation is needed to protect the Great Lakes. It’s not too late to hear her live!