During COVID-19 times, Freshwater Studies students are taking part in a community-based course to immerse themselves in local freshwater projects. Students in Intro to Freshwater Studies are rotating in small groups to contribute to exemplary freshwater projects in the Grand Traverse area. Community partners like the Grand Traverse Conservation District, The Watershed Center of Grand Traverse Bay, and the Glen Lake Association are hosting students for three weeks giving them opportunities to use sophisticated equipment and learn from top scientists and researchers.

Check out what our local 9&10 news channel had to say about our 2020 Freshwater Studies students and the role they are playing learning about remote sensing equipment and collecting data for the Fish Pass project.