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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

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