All Public Events – 2023

Below is a list of all Inland Seas public events. Unless otherwise noted, all events are held at the ISEA campus (100 Dame St, Suttons Bay, MI). This list will be updated periodically updated throughout the year, if you have any questions please click the link associated with the event or email


  • November ISEA Cafe – Using Doom as Fuel for the Future | Nov. 16th, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
    We will share a presentation by ISEA staff members Rachel and Liam called Doom as Fuel for the Future. This presentation will discuss the weight of impending climate change on people and how it can be used to fuel steps of action toward a healthier environment for the future.


  • December ISEA Cafe – The Great Lakes Origin Story in Fire and Ice | Dec. 7th 2 pm – 3:30 pm
    This Cafe will be an interactive exploratory presentation by our own Trisha Smrecak called A Great Lakes Origin Story in Fire & Ice.
    At this Cafe, you will learn how to read rocks and the stories they tell us as well as how different geological occurrences shape the earth we live on today. This is one you will not want to miss! Join us on Dec. 7th from 2-3:30 pm at our campus in Suttons Bay. RSVP here!

January ’24

  • January ISEA Cafe – John Fletcher Schools us on Round Gobies | Jan. 11th 10 am – 11 am (Virtual)
    ISEA volunteer fish instructor John Fletcher schools us on round gobies and their evolving role in the Great Lakes food web specifically in the Grand Traverse Bay region. This presentation will be virtual and is open to the public.  RSVP here for the link!

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