Learn about place-based education in the Special Edition of The Guide


The NEMIGLSI network is one of seven hubs in the statewide



Hands in the dirt. Feet in the water.

The Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI) is a network of education and community partners working to promote quality place-based stewardship education opportunities in Northeast Michigan for the benefit of our youth, our community, and our environment.

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 NEMIGLSI Offered $20k Challenge Grant, Seeks New Donors

ALPENA, MI -- The Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI) announced today that the nonprofit has been offered a $20,000 Great Stewards Challenge Grant from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust. Read more here.

The Power of Place-Based Education


Applications are now closed for the Student Film Competition. Visit 

the Thunder Bay International Film Festival website for more info on how to watch select student films!

2021 TBIFF Film Competition Poster


Place-Based: This is What We Do!

This page last updated on 1/12/2021.
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Northeast Michigan GLSI network programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, or veteran status.

2020 NEMIGLSI Leadership Team Bar

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