Initiative News & Calendar
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
VIEW ALL NEWS
VIEW FULL CALENDAR

 

 
C.J. Sullivan Elementary - Grades 1 - 5
(L'Anse Area Schools District)
 

Project Description
259 Students / 6 Teachers

Design and construct a 3.1 mile Nature Trail at the L'Anse School Forest adjacent to the school, which will be used as an educational tool for teaching Michigan GLCEs in Grades 1-5 and a recreational resource for the community.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Helen Stenvig
  • Michelle Seppanen
  • Rebecca Stroube
  • Janet Gerzetich
  • Jamie Johnson
  • Janel Summers

Community Partners

  • Keweenaw Bay Community (KBIC) -
    Fish Hatchery and Natural Resources Department
  • Keweenaw Land Trust - Pat Todzlowski and Evan McDonald
  • Ottawa National Forest - Jeff Mell
  • Plum Creek Timber - Mark Sherman
  • Village of L'Anse

Project Photos
 

 
1st graders visit Lightfoot Bay with community partner, Pat T of Keweenaw Land Trust (Fall 2008)   Community partner, Plum Creek Timber, lead 5th graders on a tour of the forests.
     
 
5th grade teacher, Helen Stenvig, leads her class on winter exploration.   5th grade students compare biodiversity of different forests.
     
 
School Forest interpretive signs showcased by 5th grade students.   School Forest interpretive signs showcased by 5th grade students.
     
   
CJ Sullivan holds an Open House with students as tour guides (Fall 2009)    
     
     
 

809 Hecla Street | Hancock, Michigan 49930 | 906.482.0331 | info@LakeSuperiorStewardship.org

HOME | ABOUT THE INITIATIVE | SCHOOL-COMMUNITY PROJECTS | RESOURCES | GET INVOLVED | CALENDAR & NEWS | CONTACT