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

 

 
Houghton High School ~ Grades 9-12
(Houghton-Portage Township Schools)
 

 

Project Description
(100-125 students / 2 Teachers)

Invasive species, habitat destruction, polluted runoff, and climate change are all potential threats to the Great Lakes and their watersheds (healthylakes.org/threats/). By monitoring a small part of the Lake Superior watershed, students can investigate whether these concerns are present in our school forest.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Lauri Davis
  • Patrick Aldrich, principal
  • Alex Geborkoff

Community Partners

  • U.S. Forest Research Lab (Dr. Erik Lilleskov)
  • MTU School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science (Dr. Amy Schrank)

Project Photos

 
Waders   Small Mammal Trapping
     
   
Water Sampling    
     
     
 
 

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