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FABS Weekend

Friends and Alumni of the Biological Station (FABS!), mark your calendars. You are invited to return to the shores of Douglas Lake the weekend of September 27-30, 2018.

FABS weekend will include social and light educational opportunities, optional field trips, and lots of time for relaxing. Schedule forthcoming!

Questions? Would you like to lead a field trip/educational opportunity? Please call our Pellston office: 231-539-8408 or email Lisa Readmond.

2016 Schedule (For Reference)


  • Visit to Smith's Fen with Rex Lowe
  • Hike to Mud Lake Bog with Louanne Reich Cooley
  • Mushrooming with Marilynn Smith
  • Sunday morning birding with Dave Ewert


Thursday, September 15

Afternoon arrival

6:00 Dinner

Friday, September 16

field trips TBA

7:30 p.m. "State of the Station" discussion with Interim Director Linda Greer

Saturday, September 17

field trips TBA

Sunday, September 18

8 a.m. Birding with Dave Ewert

Departure in the morning

2018 Fees

Fees cover housing (with bedding) and meals.

Adult, 3 days, $235.00 plus $14.10 tax = $249.10

Kids 1-17, $105.00 plus $7.05 tax = $124.55

Babies 0-1, $15.00 plus $.90 tax = $15.90

$20.00 cancellation fee if after August 28.