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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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Two new community partners sign LSSI Memo of Partnership
The Gratiot Lake Conservancy (GLC) and the Sustainable Keweenaw Resource Center (SKRC) are the 21st and 22nd community organization/agency to sign an LSSI Memo of Partnership.

The Gratiot Lake Conservancy is manages the Noblet Field Station at Gratiot Lake and Gratiot Lake Preserve. GLC is partnering with Hancock High School students (Brian Rajdl and Stephen Smith's PEAK class. The students are helping with trail work, invasiv species removal,and cabin maintenance. GLC relies on this type of volunteer assistance to fulfill GLC's mission of of environmental stewardship in Keweenaw County. For more information, contact Bonnie Hay at: belh@verizon.net

The SKRC connects individuals, groups, organizations, businesses, institutions, and governing agencies with regionally appropriate resources and solutions for creating
sustainable communities in the Keweenaw Peninsula. Types of projects SKRC needs help with include:
•Researching and mapping “green” sites/projects in the Keweenaw using the international Green Map System. May include collecting site data such as: geographical information, contact information, client/user interviews (social impacts), image/video, other data such as site/project related resources.
•Researching and collecting information on “green” services and products available in the Keweenaw for the Keweenaw Green Directory.
•Researching, collecting, and/or creating community–friendly education and outreach materials (i.e. documents, brochures, posters, web modules, videos, installations) regarding sustainability issues in our region.

SKRC can offer students and teachers:
•Inclusive participation in sustainable community development using map-making
as a medium.
•Experience working collaboratively on research/design projects with design
professionals and university students.

The SKRC is looking for interested schools to work with. For more information, contact Barb Hardy or Ric Loduha at: skrc@finlandia.edu
 
 
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