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May 17, 2018
Green Film: Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?
2018 Green Film Series presents: Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? (2017) Date &Time: 7:00-8:30 pm, Thursday ... >>more
May 11, 2018
LSSI looking for new funding to continue educating students
HOUGHTON Ten years after opening its doors, the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI) has reached about a third ... >>more
May 9, 2018
Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative Celebrates 10 Years
A Keweenaw Peninsula environmental outreach program is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this week. K-12 students are ... >>more
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Barkell Elementary School ~ Grades K - 5
(Hancock Public Schools)
 

Project Description
(202 students / 12 Teachers)

Stewardship Garden
Removal of invasive and replacement with native species as part of a school landscaping plan; design and construct rain garden to capture storm-water runoff from school parking; plant vegetable garden as vehicle to instruct students in the benefits of locally grown, pesticide-free food vs. imported foods.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Amanda Andres, Grade K
  • Ashley Barton, Grade K
  • Leona Blessing, Grade K
  • Gladys Dupuis, Grade 1
  • Julie Gades, Grade 3
  • Sally Fortin, Grade 3
  • Cole Klein, Grade 3
  • Lynn Koivisto, Grade 1
  • Scott Mentel, 3-5 Special Education
  • Emily Pearson, Young 5s
  • Alisha Pihlaja, Grade K
  • Melanie Walls, Rainbow Kids

Community Partners

  • BHK - Great Explorations Program
  • City of Hancock
  • Cypress Manor
  • Finlandia University

Project Photos

 
    Rain Garden Sign
     
   
Pollination Garden Sign    
     
     
 
 

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

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