June 2015

AWRI in the News

“In Celebration of Coastal Awareness Month”
Advertisement for public cruises being held on our research vessel W. G. Jackson on June 12, 13, and 14 in Michigan City.

“Grand Valley State University and Crain’s Detroit Business present the Detroit Grand Lecture Series”
An advertisement for a lecture Al Steinman will be giving about the Blue Economy on June 30 in Detroit.

“Grand Valley, working to preserve our lakes”
WOOD-TV 8, June 4, 2015
This article provided a quick overview of what the AWRI does to preserve and protect our water.

“Help to decide the future of Muskegon Lake”
WZZM 13 News, June 4, 2015
The article is about a series of four forums, each with a different theme, being held at GVSU’s MAREC in June.  The June 10 speaker was Al Steinman on Environment/Natural Resources.

“Muskegon Lake forums seeking sharper insight for Vision 2020 plan”
MLive, June 5, 2015
The article is about a series of four forums, each with a different theme, being held at GVSU’s MAREC in June.  The June 10 speaker was Al Steinman on Environment/Natural Resources.

“Silver Lake friends annual meeting June 13”
Ludington Daily News – online, June 10, 2015
The article is about a meeting held by the Friends of Silver Lake on June 13.  The agenda included updates from USGS and GVSU-AWRI, among other items.

“Residents sail to learn about the lake”
The Sunday News Dispatch (Michigan City, IN), June 14, 2015
The article is about the recent trip the W. G. Jackson took to Michigan City.  They gave several public tours while there.

“W. G Jackson educational boat tour comes to Northwest Indiana”
Lakeshore Public Media, June 15, 2015
The article is about the recent trip the W. G. Jackson took to Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor.  They gave several public tours while there.

“New water quality testing to begin at Michigan beaches”
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality e-mail bulletin, June 18, 2015
The article is about state-wide beach monitoring, which is being done with a new rapid testing method.  AWRI’s Analytical Lab is one of the recipients of this testing equipment, to be used in monitoring local waters.

“New water quality testing to begin at Michigan beaches”
Michigan Newswire.gov, June 18, 2015
The article is about state-wide beach monitoring, which is being done with a new rapid testing method.  AWRI’s Analytical Lab is one of the recipients of this testing equipment, to be used in monitoring local waters.
Also carried by State News Service and U.S. State News.

“Haworth donation to Project Clarity to lead to new wetlands”
Holland Sentinel, June 24, 2015
Al Steinman was one of the people interviewed for this article about Project Clarity and the donation of the Haworth property.  AWRI is involved in this restoration/monitoring process.

“Turning soggy to sunny is Parjana’s mission”
Bloomberg Business, June 28, 2015
Al Steinman, AWRI, and the Blue Economy Report are mentioned in this article about water management.

Lake Michigan Center Events

June 1 & 2
Murray Lake Elementary (Kent County) 4th graders visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson

June 3
Northern Trails Elementary (Kent County) 5th graders visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

June 12
Muskegon County’s Planned Parenthood held a service event at the LMC.