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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Friday, August 7, 2020

img_5652.jpgJoin us as the 2020 Lake Huron Place-Based Stewardship Education Summer Institute goes virtual! Make connections with community partners and other educators from around the Lake Huron watershed as you develop or refine your place-based stewardship education project. 

This Summer Institute is designed for formal and informal educators to:

  • Make connections to the Great Lakes through Great Lakes Literacy
  • Develop/make improvements to a robust place-based stewardship education project  
  • Identify local community needs and strengthen school and community partnerships
  • Explore topics on native plant biodiversity, public lands stewardship and school forests

What: An interactive 6-session virtual institute with content posted online weekly

When: Live content sessions on Tuesdays at 9:30-10:30am beginning June 16, with 1-3 hours per week of self-paced learning. ~24 hours of total time commitment

Educator Support: Participants will be eligible to receive a $500 stipend* to support their place-based stewardship education project. Application is required. 20 educators will be selected with priority given to those in the Lake Huron watershed and/or with an ongoing NOAA B-WET project.

*Informal educators must partner with a classroom or student group to be eligible for the stipend

Apply here by Monday, June 1: bit.ly/2020summerinstitute

Click here to check out a video highlighting place-based education in Northeast Michigan!

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