Author Events & Appearances


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June 7  (Wednesday)

St. Ignace Public Library, St. Ignace, MI 7pm [Great Lakes ISLANDS]




June 19 (Monday)

New Buffalo Township Library, New Buffalo, MI 6:30 pm [Lake Michigan presentation]



June 20 (Tuesday)

Morton Township Library, Mecosta, MI 7pm

(Lake Michigan presentation)



June 22 (Thursday)

Freedom Village, Holland, MI 7:15pm

[Private Group/Isle Royale presentation]




July 10 (Monday)

Leelanau "Summinars", Leland Library, Munnecke Room, 10am [Great Lakes Islands presentation]


July 13 (Thursday)

The History Center at Courthouse Square, Berrien Springs, MI 6:30

[Lake Michigan talk]



July 18 (Tuesday)

Les Cheneaux Community Library, Les Cheneaux, MI 7pm [Isle Royale presentation]


July 19 (Wednesday)

Hiawatha Club, Naubinway, MI 7pm

[Great Lakes Islands presentation]



July 20 (Thursday)

Bayliss Public Library, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, 7pm [Isle Royale presentation]


July 31 (Monday)

Herrick District Library, Holland, MI

7pm [Great Lakes Walk]


August 14 (Monday)

Richfield Township Public Library, St. Helen, MI 6:30pm [Lake Michigan presentation]


August 16 (Wednesday)

All Seasons, Birmingham, MI 1pm

[Islands of the Great Lakes]


August 17 (Thursday)

Next: Birmingham Senior Center, Birmingham, MI 1pm


August 17 (Thursday)

Marshall District Library, Marshall, MI 7pm

[Isle Royale presentation]


October 22 (Sunday)

PEO Group, Grand Haven, MI 4pm

[private group]







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Loreen has given over two hundred presentations in nine states on her speaking tours. She is currently booking engagements for 2017 and 2018.


Praise for Loreen's Presentations:



"Loreen translates her passion for our Great Lakes into advocacy, education, science, humor and beauty by taking listeners and readers with her on these GREAT adventures. Her September 2014 five-city speaking blitz awed and inspired Indiana conservationists with the importance of preserving and protecting the Great Lakes. Loreen's adventures are truly amazing!"


-Martha Bolyard, former Associate Director of Philanthropy

The Nature Conservancy of Indiana



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"Loreen is a great speaker: funny, informative, approachable, and so interesting...she even makes geology fascinating! She's been featured in the Detroit Free Press, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Country Woman Magazine....I highly recommend her."


-Colleen Leddy, Head Librarian

Stair Public Library



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"I completely enjoyed your presentation last night at the Canton Public Library.

I was pleased with the turn out and especially your engaging presentation. I truly appreciated the fact that you concentrated on the geology, topography, beauty and history of the area....even though I am very familiar with many parts of northern Michigan, I learned a lot during your talk. Thank you for sharing your adventure with us."


-Marcia Barker, Program Specialist

Canton Public Library 



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"Our members look forward to each visit from Loreen! Her topics interest so many....We feel like we 'walk in her shoes' and share her adventures through her educational, interesting, and, at times, funny narrative. We hope she keeps exploring, keeps writing and keeps sharing her adventures!"


-Christine Friedt

Director Northview Senior Citizens



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To inquire about her availability to speak at your university, library, group, conference, school, or club please e-mail her at:


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