Events

Collaborative Content Workshops

Workshop with the Southeast Environmental Task Force in Southeast Chicago
MONDAY, AUGUST 7
FROM 4:30 PM TO 6:30 PM
13300 SOUTH BALTIMORE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60633
RSVP

Workshop with the City of Benton Harbor
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8
FROM 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
BENTON HARBOR CITY HALL
200 EAST WALL STREET
BENTON HARBOR, MI 49022
RSVP

Workshop in Grand Rapids
AUGUST 9
DETAILS TBA

Workshop with FLOW and Circle of Blue in Traverse City
THURSDAY, AUGUST 10
FROM 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM
1200 WEST 11th STREET
TRAVERSE CITY, MI 49684
RSVP

Workshop with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
AT 6:00 PM
LTBB COMMUNITY CENTER
5656 AP-GISH-MOK BOULEVARD
HARBOR SPRINGS, MI 49740
RSVP

Future Workshops (Details TBA)
September 8th: Workshop with Milwaukee Water Protectors, Milwaukee Urban Ecology Center, time TBA

September 9th: Workshop with Water Action Volunteers in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, time TBA

September 17th: tentative workshop in South Shore, Chicago

September 20th: Workshop at Patagonia, 1800 N. Clybourn Chicago, 7 pm

FWL Public Programs

You are also warmly invited to attend the Freshwater Lab’s public programs this fall.

October 4th:
“Condos, Controversy and Culture”
Panel Discussion on Waterfront Development in Chicago
3:00-4:30 PM
UIC Latino Cultural Center
East side of Lecture Center B (LCB2) on the UIC East Campus between Harrison and Taylor, Morgan and Halsted

November 1st:
Guest Lecture: Frank Ettawageshik, Chair of the Governing Board of the United League of Indigenous Nations, Anishinaabe Water Activist, Former Chair of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
3:00-5:30 PM
Location TBD

November 15th:
“What Lurks in the Great Lakes? Pipelines, Invasive Species and Other Underwater Perils”
Lecture by Dan Egan, author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes and Great Lakes Reporter at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
4:00-6:00 PM
UIC Institute for the Humanities
701 South Morgan St. Lower Level Stevenson Hall

Dan Egan has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He has won the Oakes Award, the National Headliner Award, and the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. A graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, he lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.