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.
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!
A diverse array of aquatic wildlife calls the Great Lakes region home. These diverse waterways and their critical habitats have been protected by the Clean Water Act for more than four decades. Sign our petition today to make your voice heard.
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.
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.
Join Shedd members in supporting our conservation efforts in the field and top-quality care for the 32,000 animals that call Shedd home.