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Inspire Our Community.
Sustain Our Great Lakes.

Welcome to LSSU’s Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE)! Explore the links below to learn how we are partnering to sustain Great Lake’s resources through education, research, and community engagement.

LSSU student with an adult Atlantic Salmon

Undergraduate Opportunities

Students showing frogsbit


Camp goers work in the field.

Community and K-12 Resources

Come visit the Dr. Constance Baker Great Lakes Discovery Center

Friday: 2 – 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 2 PM

The Great Lakes Discovery Center will no longer be open on Wednesday’s from 4-7 pm as we prepare for the transition to summer operating hours. Our extended summer schedule will be posted soon- We look forward to seeing you!