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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

Summer Hours:
Thursday – Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday 12 PM – 4 PM 
Fall Hours:
(Following Labor Day weekend)
Thursday – 4 PM – 7 PM
Friday 2 PM – 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM