Teach Me About the Great Lakes

Stuart and Megan speak with Dr. Nancy Langston about "climate ghosts" in the Great Lakes region and her book about Lake Superior. Stick around at the end for a good discussion on her important Syllabus Project to diversify syllabi in environmental history. Plus: Loon calls! And Great Lakes News!

Show Notes

Show links:
Great Lakes Now: website, twitter, youtube
Carmine bee-eaters
Fortress conservation
Nancy Langston’s website twitter
The Syllabus Project
Climate Ghosts: Migratory Species in the Anthropocene. (Amazon link)
Sustaining Lake Superior: An extraordinary lake in a changing world”... (Amazon link)
Apostle Island National Lakeshore
Keewenah Peninsula

Show credits:
Host & Executive Producer: Stuart Carlton
Co-Host: Megan Gunn
Producers: Hope Charters, Carolyn Foley, Megan Gunn, & Irene Miles
Associate Producer: Ethan Chitty
Edited by: Quinn Rose
Podcast art by: Joel Davenport
Music by: Stuart Carlton

Creators & Guests

Stuart Carlton
Stuart Carlton is the Assistant Director of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. He manages the day-to-day operation of IISG and works with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the program. He is also a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Coastal and Great Lakes Social Science Lab in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue, where he and his students research the relationship between knowledge, values, trust, and behavior in complex or controversial environmental systems.

What is Teach Me About the Great Lakes?

A monthly podcast in which Stuart Carlton (a native New Orleanian) asks smart people to teach him about the Great Lakes. Co-hosted by the awesome staff at Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant.