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Robert B. Annis was posthumously honored at GVSU’s Annual Enrichment Dinner with the university’s highest award in July 2016.


Al Steinman was interviewed on WGVU's West Michigan Week on Michigan's Blue Economy.

GVSU President Tom Haas gives a brief overview of AWRI.


Al Steinman was interviewed by Peter Sinclair of "Climate Denial Crock of the Week". In the interview, Al discusses toxic algae, climate change, and the 2014 drinking water ban in Toledo, Ohio.


AWRI Director Al Steinman presented on Muskegon Lake AOC Restoration - Recent Progress at the 2014 Healing Our Waters conference. His portion of the presentation begins at 19:30.

AWRI Director Al Steinman was interviewed on WGVU's West Michigan Week, along with collaborator John Austin of the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas Foundation, on Michigan's Blue Economy.

The Robert B. Annis Field Station was officially dedicated on August 12, 2013. This video, which was produced for the dedication ceremony, highlights the benefits and opportunities the new field station brings to AWRI, GVSU, and the Muskegon community.


AWRI Director Al Steinman was interviewed for a video produced by the U.S. EPA, titled
Revitalizing Local Waterfront Economies: The Great Lakes Legacy Act.

The video highlights contaminated sediment clean-up efforts in several Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs), including Muskegon Lake. Dr. Steinman is interviewed at 1:50 and 4:30 in the video, but the entire video is excellent.


AWRI on the Discovery Channel!

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On August 15, 2012, the Discovery Channel's Profiles Series featured AWRI as a focal institution in a episode on freshwater conservation. Three videos were produced in the creation of the feature.


Enjoy watching AWRI in action and learning more about our efforts to enhance and preserve freshwater resources!

This 1 minute video is a short overview from the special episode on freshwater conservation that features AWRI as one of the focal institutions.

This 6 minute video is the segment being aired as part of the Profiles Series special episode on freshwater conservation.

This 10 minute video includes the Profiles Series feature on AWRI, with additional footage of the vessel education program and community leaders.