Join the Glen Lake Association Watershed Biologist, Rob Karner on a pontoon boat this summer for a two hour scientific study of Glen Lake. Using various scientific equipment, students learn all about plankton, water chemistry, swimmers itch life cycle, hydrology, bottom sediments, aquatic succession, and aquatic plants.
Learn about and see a plankton net, a compound microscope, Ekman Dredge, sonar devices, aqua view underwater camera, and the hydrolab.
CLICK HERE to select and register for one of the sessions or add yourself to the waiting list. Open to the public. The cost is $25/person for the public; $10/person for Glen Lake Association Members or Glen Lake Yacht Club Members.
Note: Children under 5 years not allowed. Children 5-10 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If possible, please bring life jackets for children. Click Here to download the liability release form which is required for all participants.
GLA reserves the right to cancel due to weather conditions. Trip departs from the Glen Craft Marina boat slips. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to starting time.
Swimmer’s Itch Study in Leelanau County
Lakes, Maddie Messner, Oakland University April 21
GLA Guardian Seminar: Tree Planting Workshop May 14
11 a.m.-noon, The Leelanau School
Presented in conjunction with the Leelanau
Leelanau Conservancy Annual Native Plant Sale May 27, 28
* Visit our calendar page for details on these events and others, including time and place.