Monday, June 28, 2010

Underwater Archeology Presentation by Dr. Mark Holley

Please mark your calendars for the July 12th presentation in the Community Meeting Room, at the Leelanau County Government Center, by Dr. Mark Holley, What’s In The Bay Anyway? This is an amazing presentation of the work done by underwater archaeologists from Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) and divers from the Grand Traverse Bay Underwater Preserve Council. Sites surveyed, using acoustic technology, include a 10,000 year old petroglyph, turn of the century shipwrecks and large deposits of cultural debris from the 1930’s and 1950’s.

A Social Gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the 7:00 p.m. presentation. Please RSVP and feel free to forward this invitation to anyone you think may be interested in attending.

Thank you, Kristin Smith, Senior Planner

Leelanau County Planning Department
8527 E. Government Center Dr. Suite 108
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Young Women in Science, June 21-22

Abandon Ship Drill Prior to Departure

Hauling Back the Fish Trawl
Smores on Power Island

Cook-out on Power Island

Thanks to Michigan Chapters of Zonta International for sponsoring this 2-day research course.

Inland Seas at St. James, Beaver Island

Inland Seas docked at Fogg Towing in St. James last week. We were on a 4-day trip with Lake Superior State University (Archeology Field Studies). Thanks to Matt Fogg for hosting us at his facility. His beautiful tug Wendy Anne is in the foreground. More photos of this trip to come. --Capt. Tom

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Aboard Inland Seas, Suttons Bay, MI

Report from Suttons Bay, at anchor on sampling station. Depth: 64', Pos: 44 58.11'N, 85 38.16'W. Water temp (surface): 57.7 F, Air Temp: 61 F, Baro: 29.72", rising. Seas 1-2' feet. Sky covered 100% w/stratas clouds. School: Old Mission 5th grade. - Capt. Tom Kelly