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Program aims to get kids excited about fishing while learning about ecosystems (GRAND Learning Network)

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Dollar Bay High School's Student Organization of Aquatic Robotics class honored by the National Park Service with first place in the national Georg...

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Program Profile: Place-Based Stewardship Education Initiative
An article on MichiganNightLight.com regarding the South East Michign Stewardhip Coalition, a hub of the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative. (Michigan...

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 An article about Ethan Lowenstien, director of the Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (SEMIS) in Ypsilanti, and the future of environmenta...

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Article posted by MSU Extension (09/27/2012): As the new school year gets underway, teachers and students in northeast Michigan are working alongside ...

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NEMGLSI Hub Students Cleaning and Collecting
Thunder Bay Junior High, Northeast Michigan GLSI (NEMGLSI),cleaned and collected data at the Bay View Park beach. Cleaning and collecting, (Alp...

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The Vanderlip Creek, GTSI Stewardship Video
 Cherry Knoll Elementary class video (Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative).

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Video featuring Whitehall Middle School (WMGLSI hub)
Video featuring Whitehall Middle School (WMGLSI hub), which won the national Lexus Eco-Challenge and the Michigan White Pine Award from the Michigan l...

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Article regarding the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI) in the Mining Gazette (6/6/2012).

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HOUGHTON -- Jake Westphal and his team of peers from Dollar Bay High School are counting down the days until they can put their Remotely-Operated Vehicles to the test on Isle Royale National Park.

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OWLS, GLSI grants keep limnology students afield

The following content is an excerpt from the GaylorHearldTimes.Com posted on 3/18/2011: OTSEGO COUNTY — Grants from the Otsego Wildlife Legacy Society (OWLS) and Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) are supporting field trips and the purchase of equipment for students of Gaylord High School’s (GHS) limnology class. Click here to read the full story.
Photo courtesy of Jeff Kalember.

 

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Students install signs at Negwegon

On September 22, a group of students from Alcona Community Middle and High School's environmental science class installed five interpretive signs at Negwegon State Park. The installation of these signs was the outcome of a multi-year project of the class in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Resources and the Environment, supported by the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative.

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Energy Works Michigan Awards $500 Greening Michigan Grant to Three GLSI Schools

The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) is proud to announce that Energy Works Michigan recently awarded three Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative schools a Greening Michigan Classroom Grant.

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Learning During Summer Break

While other students are enjoying their summer freedom from school, three Alcona High School students and a recent graduate decided to participate in a voluntary place-based education opportunity on Tuesday, which got them a little wet...

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Our Cities, Our Classroom Regional Conference

We are pleased to invite you to Our Cities, Our Classroom, a regional conference to explore place-based education as it relates to urban settings. This conference will be held on August 19, 2010, on the University of Michigan-Flint campus.

The Our Cities, Our Classroom conference seeks to bring together educators from our region’s urban centers to discuss and discover best practices for conducting place-based education.

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Children of the earth: Students in Muskegon and Newaygo counties' schools step up to save environment

WEST MICHIGAN —Jordan Dirette, a Newaygo Middle School seventh-grader, is a guardian of her mother. Mother Earth that is.

Dirette has worked with other students at her school to use native plants along Hess Lake to protect it from polluting runoff.

Raquel Zavala, an eighth-grader at Muskegon's Bunker Middle School, is stepping up to protect the Earth too. She is part of an ongoing effort to restore natural wetlands along Muskegon Lake.

Victoria Learman, a sixth-grader from Whitehall, is Earth's protector as well.

"I really enjoy helping the environment," said Victoria.

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Celebration! Cinema Goes Green

The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) is partnering with Celebration! Cinemas on an exciting new campaign that continues through May 6.

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Public Sector Consultants (PSC) is soliciting proposals from qualified organizations and individuals to provide technical assistance in communications...

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Students' green projects tie in to movie premiere

GRAND RAPIDS — Local middle and high school students will be learning about keeping the Great Lakes safe and clean as part of a new effort that kicks off Wednesday with a “green tie” movie premiere.

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A large grant will help the Grand Traverse Conservation District increase awareness and understanding of the ecology of the Great Lakes.

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A local conservation district recently won $200,000 in grant money. The Grand Traverse Conservation District was presented with a grant on behalf of the Great Lakes Fishery Trust under the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative program.

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The 2009 Muskegon Area Environmental Excellence Awards presented by the Muskegon County Environmental Coordinating Council went to three individuals and one educational program.

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As Cathy Griffith and Brenna Thompson stepped to the microphone to present their class' project for the West Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, it was clear they understood the issue's importance.

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Saginaw Valley State University has been awarded a planning grant of $18,620 from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust under the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative.

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Students show their environmental stewardship

On a chilly autumn morning, as hundreds of Mona Shores High School students trudged to class, junior Arielle Perreault stood on the banks of a nearby stream and explained the finer points of water pollution.

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