Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Consortium Conference

September 12-13, 2018

Beaver Island, Michigan

Discover how our valuable Great Lakes fisheries (past, present, and future) can benefit local museum programs, enhance coastal tourism development opportunities, and support community development efforts. Learn more about Michigan’s Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Consortium projects and partnerships, including current partnerships in fostering a regional fisheries heritage trail website.

This educational program is open to everyone interested in promoting maritime heritage tourism and Great Lakes stewardship.

Wednesday, September 12

  • Networking mixer and tours on Island (1 p.m.); followed by dinner and Consortium business meeting (open to all).

Thursday, September 13

  • Educational Great Lakes Heritage Trails Conference starting at 9 a.m.


Registration is $50 ($30 students) to participate. You can pay for lodging fees when registering for conference.


Additional Information

Brandon Schroeder
Michigan Sea Grant
(989) 354-9885

Sponsored by the Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Consortium, Michigan Sea Grant, Wisconsin Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension, Beaver Island Historical Society, and the Central Michigan University Biological Station.