Our research program is primarily focused within our region under these six categories. Projects are conducted to enhance conservation and management of the Great Lakes. Click on the images to learn more.

Water Quality and Emerging Contaminants

Emerging Contaminants

Senior Thesis: A Required Opportunity

Students work alongside CFRE staff, conducting research and presenting their findings. This is a one of a kind undergraduate opportunity, bolstering student professional development.

Conduct Research

Numerous LSSU students conduct research in conjunction with CFRE annually, which in turn connects them with other professionals in the field.

Student with Professionals
Pictured from left to right: Student, CFRE Director, USFWS Biologist, Sault Tribe Biologist.

Present Findings

CFRE encourages students to present their findings at state and regional professional conferences, where many have received top honors.

Student Poster
 Pictured above is a student who took home Best-Poster honors from the American Fisheries Society.