Lake Huron’s Tuskegee Airmen

During the middle years of World War II, Michigan was selected as a place for advanced training for African-American Army Air Force units that had graduated from the Tuskegee pilot training program. The relative safety of Midwestern America, along with weather and geographical conditions that approximated what aviators could expect to encounter in Europe, encouraged [...]

By |2018-10-05T17:35:42+00:00October 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Lake Huron’s Tuskegee Airmen

Mindjimendamowin

Sanctuary Cinema Series – Mindjimendamowin (Blood Memory) Mindjimendamowin is a short documentary film that highlights the journey of a young, contemporary Anishinaabe man in a birch bark canoe. Our young man follows the Old Shore Indian Trail (now US 23) carved out by his ancestors along the shores of Lake Huron. The film showcases the natural beauty of NE [...]

By |2018-10-02T11:34:12+00:00October 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Mindjimendamowin

Shipwrecks of Thunder Bay; Highlights from the Sanctuary Research Collection

Shipwrecks of Thunder Bay: Highlights from the Sanctuary Research Collection presented by Marlo Broad, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library Discover more about our area shipwrecks and Great Lakes shipping through the Special Collections at the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library with an overview of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Collection and [...]

By |2018-09-17T17:29:12+00:00September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Shipwrecks of Thunder Bay; Highlights from the Sanctuary Research Collection

Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Learn how to construct an underwater ROV (remotely Operated Vehicle) using an "ROV-In-ABox" kit. Pilot your creation in our makerspace test tank to complete underwater missions and learn about how these vehicles are used for science and industry. All ages. Free.

By |2018-06-05T18:51:55+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Science in Our National Marine Sanctuaries

 Please join the NOAA Dr. Nancy Foster Scholars as they talk about their research in our national marine sanctuaries.  The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for independent graduate-level studies in the field or marine science and policy. 

By |2018-08-07T12:44:07+00:00August 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Science in Our National Marine Sanctuaries

Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Learn how to construct an underwater ROV (remotely Operated Vehicle) using an "ROV-In-ABox" kit. Pilot your creation in our makerspace test tank to complete underwater missions and learn about how these vehicles are used for science and industry. All ages. Free.

By |2018-06-05T18:50:54+00:00August 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box