Created on March 31, 2015; Written by Ashley McDowell


The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary along with the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative is pairing up with Neiman's Family Market for the Earth Day Bag Project.

The Earth Day Bag Project teaches second, third and fourth graders the importance of saving the local environment and watershed by not using plastic bags.

Where students will watch videos, have discussions and decorate some Neiman's paper bags with a message about conservation.

The bags will be distributed to customers on Earth Day, April 22nd.

If any teachers are interested in having your class participate in the Bag Project, you have until April 7th to contact Meaghan Gass at 989-356-8805 ext: 41 to set up a session.

The program runs one hour, is completely free and will begin April 13th.

Created on Thursday, April 2, 2015