Beaver Island Field School- Info Session

Students and professor standing on the Beaver Island shore, holding a flag, with Lake Michigan in the background

Date and Time

Friday, March 31, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


This event is free to attend.
The RSVP deadline has passed for this event.


This is a virtual event.


Attend this virtual information session to learn more about the Beaver Island Field School , a 3-credit course offered by the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program. Students participating in this immersive field school during Spring/Summer 2023 will gain an understanding of sustainability as it relates to the environment, culture, and economy in one of Michigan’s most ecologically diverse places. Students will learn about the rich history of the island, engage with community partners, attend Beaver Island's 8th Annual Sustainability Fair, and complete a collaborative group project.

Led by Dr. Kelly Parker, ENS 380.01 (CRN 40746) begins June 11th with a 1-day orientation on Allendale Campus, then a week of online learning, followed by a week on Beaver Island.

The Beaver Island Field School accepts limited enrollment. The application is now available- apply ASAP!

Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link for this virtual info session. 

This event also appears on the main events calendar tagged as advising, brooks, engagement, environment, greatlakes, interdisciplinary, makingwaves, outdooradventures, sustainability, and sustainable.


For more information, please visit:


Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (616) 331-8016

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