Freshwater Discovery Day

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LLO's Freshwater Discovery Day

July 31, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. CT
Tickets: $100/person, available for purchase through 7/14/24.
Ages 12+ recommended

We are excited to invite you to the first annual Freshwater Discovery Day on July 31st, 2024. At this day-long immersive event, the scientists of LLO will share our research with you and deepen your understanding of Earth’s largest lakes. From quantifying microplastics to spearheading the field of winter limnology, the science being conducted at LLO underpins a new era of water stewardship. Come join us on this journey.

The event will kick off with a morning interpretive cruise followed by an afternoon of demonstrations, presentations, and films. Lunch and dinner are included with purchase of a ticket. 

Purchase your ticket for Freshwater Discovery Day by July 14th here! 

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Parking: Full-day free parking available at Pier B Resort Hotel. A 0.7 mile one-way walk to and from Vista Fleet dock is required for the morning cruise. Alternative arrangements are available for those that prefer a shuttle, contact [email protected] to request these services. Parking is also available near the Vista Fleet dock at the DECC for $10/day.

Accommodations: Discounted room reservations are available at Pier B Resort. Guests can call the front desk at 218-481-8888 to book in the Large Lakes Observatory room block or online at using Group Code LARG3024. Offer expires 6/30/2024.

Interested in sponsoring Freshwater Discovery Day? Contact Wendy Reed at [email protected] or 218-726-6397.

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