Online Learning

Many organizations are offering online learning opportunities. The list below highlights many current lake-related online events. These events welcome lake professionals and the public. You may also wish to explore these websites for additional events, recordings of past events, and more: 

2020 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention presentation recordings

Michigan Lakes and Streams Association (Spring 2020 Webinar Series recordings)

Michigan State University Extension

Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership

North American Lake Management Society

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Events Listing

All times Eastern. "$" indicates there may be a cost to participate.

August 10, 2:00 PM: Barrier removal and aquatic organism passage in lake systems. Presented by Jessica Collier, US Fish and Wildlife Service. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.

NEW August 11, Noon: Hands-on management of shoreline invasives. Presented by Emily Cook, Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network. Host: Grand Traverse Conservation District. Register.

August 17, 10:00 AM: Diver assisted suction harvesting (DASH) and starry stonewort. Presented by Keith Gray, Integrated Lake Management. Host: Starry Stonewort Collaborative. More details.

NEW August 17, 10:00 AM: Follow-up Q&A from the Michigan Lakes and Streams Association Conference with EGLE Water Resources Division. Presented by staff from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. Host: Michigan Lakes and Streams Association. More details.

August 18, Noon: Wave busting. (Lakeshore landscaping for protection of your shoreline.) Part of the Wild About Woods, Wetlands, & Wildlife webinar series. Host: Michigan State University Extension. More details. $

September 1, Noon: Wetland solutions. (Discover solutions for septic systems in unique and unusual circumstances.) Part of the Wild About Woods, Wetlands, & Wildlife webinar series. Host: Michigan State University Extension. More details. $

September 7, 2:00 PM: The forgotten seasons: non-summer algal dynamics. Presented by Rebecca North, University of Missouri. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.

NEW September 8 - November 10: Virtual Michigan Conservation Stewards Program (10 week course with four regional cohorts: Ingham/Eaton/Clinton counties, Oakland County, St. Clair County, and Washtenaw County). Host: Michigan State University Extension. More details. $

NEW September 15, 9:00 AM: Fowl play: Protecting Michigan's wetland wonders from invasives. Presented by Jeremiah Heise and Zach Cooley, Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Host: Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Register.

NEW September 15, 2:00 PM: Flowering rush biology, management, and control. Presentedy by John Masden, US Department of Agriculture. Host: North American Invasive Species Management Association. More details.

September 29, Noon: Wild caught. (Michigan fish and fishing, prospects for the future.) Part of the Wild About Woods, Wetlands, & Wildlife webinar series. Host: Michigan State University Extension. More details. $

October 5, 2:00 PM: Fishing for food: quantifying recreational fisheries harvest in Wisconsin lakes. Presented by Holly Embke, University of Wisconsin Madison & USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.

October 19, 2:00 PM: Understanding patterns of fish kill events in Minnesota and Wisconsin lakes. Presented by Nick Phelps, University of Minnesota. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.

November 9, 2:00 PM: Structured decision making for lake habitat restoration. Presented by Jessica Collier, US Fish and Wildlife Service. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.

December 14, 2:00 PM: Managing tribal fisheries and employees on the reservation. Presented by Carl Klimah, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.