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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

Thursday – 4 PM – 7 PM
Friday 2 PM – 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM 
Great Lakes Discovery Center will be closed the following dates:
Closed: Dec 11 – Dec 27
Reopening: Dec 28-29
Closed: Dec 30 – Jan 19
Reopening to regular hours above: Jan 20