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November 17, 2017
Houghton Middle School wins Lexus Eco Challenge again
HOUGHTON HOUGHTON For the third time, Houghton Middle School students have won the Lexus Eco Challenge in the Land a ... >>more
November 16, 2017
Local educators present at Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative's Place Based Education Conference
The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) Place Based Education Conference took place at Eastern Michigan Universi ... >>more
October 26, 2017
Students spend day learning at Lake Superior Water Festival
HOUGHTON High school students from five Upper Peninsula counties learned more about the Great Lakes and the research b ... >>more
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Dean Terry Sharik presents keynote; LSSI teachers present at Michigan Alliance for Environmental & Outdoor Education conference
Dean Terry Sharik (School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science) presented the keynote address titled "Undergraduate enrollment in U.S. natural resource academic programs: Trends, drivers, and implications for the future of the profession" at the Michigan Alliance for Environmental & Outdoor Education (MAEOE) annual conference Oct. 9-11 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Joan Chadde (Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach) and Houghton High School science teacher presented "Designing a Sustainable Future." Davis also presented "Engaging High School Students in Conducting Authentic Science Research," and Jean Dunstan, Deidre Erbisch, and Michael Hainault, Stanton Township School teachers, presented "All About Birds: How to Start A Bird Program for Kids."

Marcy Erickson (CSEO) and Nathan Miller, Keweenaw Land Trust, received registration stipends to attend their first MAEOE conference. Chadde's and the teachers' participation is supported by a grant from the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Space Grant Constortium and a grant from the National Science Foundation (Evan Kane, PI).
 
 
 
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