Our Great Lakes resources include ongoing programs, stewardship opportunities and digital badging for educators. Check them out below!
Team up with Chicago-area teens to monitor, maintain and improve local habitats. Participants can also earn service-learning hours.
Camp, kayak and canoe on North America’s largest freshwater lake. No experience necessary!
Help the Great Lakes through stewardship! Join us for a Great Lakes Action Day.
Join Shedd members in supporting our conservation efforts in the field and top-quality care for the 32,000 animals that call Shedd home.
Our Sheddvocate program lets anyone who loves Shedd’s animals and cares about their counterparts in the wild to take actions that support our Animal Response Team. Become a Sheddvocate!
Spark your curiosity alongside Shedd experts by discovering what lives in our great lake on a 1½-hour boat excursion in Lake Michigan this summer!
Check out our blog to hear how Shedd is working to reduce plastic pollution, and how you can help be a part of the solution.
Read about Dr. Karen Murchie's recent research into studying the timing of sucker migrations in the Great Lakes.
Find out what our experts are doing in the field to extend our conservation efforts around the world!
Learn about the environmental issues that threaten the Great Lakes and how Shedd's Great Lakes Program protects them.