Sturgeon For Tomorrow Events

Guided Sturgeon Viewing and Hatchery Tour, Saturday, May 13, 11:00-2:00 — REGISTRATION IS FULL

An Earth Week Plus Adventure: See the magnificent, huge, prehistoric lake sturgeon in their natural Black River habitat as they migrate upstream to spawn. Watch the MSU research team net and tag sturgeon to monitor the adult population. Learn about ongoing collaborative efforts that continue to restore and rehabilitate the iconic lake sturgeon.

Brenda Archambo, president of Sturgeon for Tomorrow guides participants along the Black River to view the sturgeon. She explains what is being done to protect them. Following the riverbank experience, participants will visit the nearby sturgeon hatchery to see larval lake sturgeon. Sturgeon for Tomorrow assists fisheries managers in the rehabilitation of this prehistoric fish.

The tour and viewing is limited. Pre-registration is required. To register email Brenda at with the following information:

  • Name
  • Number of participants
  • City
  • Phone Number

The tour is free, and suitable for all ages, sponsored by Earth Week Plus. To see the complete Earth Week Plus schedule, visit

Annual Banquet
Saturday, September 10, 2022

Black Lake Sturgeon Shivaree
February 3-4, 2023

Sturgeon held in river by two men.