Integrating research, education, and outreach to enhance and preserve freshwater resources.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Due to health and safety concerns for staff, students, and guests, AWRI has implemented the following changes. Learn more about GVSU's coronavirus response at

  • In accordance with University protocols, AWRI is closed to the public. Phone calls and deliveries are being accepted.
  • The Spring 2021 vessel season for the W.G. Jackson and the D.J. Angus has been canceled. Booking for Fall 2021 cruises can be started Monday, May 10, 2021. Group organizers may send questions to (616) 331-3749 and

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GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute
Summer sampling ended with a unique find on the Boardman River! AWRI #RuetzLab grad student Nick Vander Stelt captured a wild Michigan tiger trout, which is a sterile hybrid between a brook and brown trout.

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