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"His Boots Are Empty" filmmakers took home first place and talk about their inspiration for their film.
Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by Meag Schwartz
ALPENA — If you’d like to sample the talent of our local youth, this film festival is for you. And if you care about preserving, enjoying and learning more about our waters, from oceans to rivers to the Great Lakes, you might want to stick around for the entire festival, which more...
Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020 by Meag Schwartz
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Thunder Bay International Film Festival Student Film Competition first place winners, in front from left to right, are Alpena High School freshmen Clayton Thomson, Nick Lusardi, Amara Vanwagoner, and Brayden Broad. Their film, “His Boots Are Empty” won both first place and People’s Choice awards Saturday at the film festival, held at Great more...
Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020 by Meag Schwartz
 
New tools for investigation
On a sunny spring day at Lake Esau, just half a kilometer from Lake Huron, 5th grade students searched through the beach sand for lost objects. Now, these weren't the hidden treasures that can be found with a metal detector, they were looking for the presence of broken down plastics and other more...
Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by Kellie Wasikowski
 
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” — John Muir, author and environmental philosopher “And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air” — Fireworks cap off Alpena’s Fourth of July celebration with “oohs and aahs” from the crowd sitting at Starlite Beach more...
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 by Meag Schwartz
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 by Deleted User
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ALPENA — Two new AmeriCorps members are settling into their positions at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, where they will continue to connect with the community through educational outreach. Education Specialist Kellie Wasikowski and Education Coordinator Adam Ziani will work at the sanctuary building until November, when their service ends. Both more...
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by Deleted User
 
NEMIGLSI Network Coordinator Meag Schwartz and Huron Pines AmeriCorps member Adam Ziani shared about their work with NEMIGLSI with Elijah Baker at WBKB. They discussed some current place based stewardship education projects and ways to get more involved. Want to know more about NEMIGLSI? Check it out!
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by Meag Schwartz
Rogers City student, Akia Rutherford wins Thunder Bay International Film Festival Student Competition POSTED BY: STAR CONNOR JANUARY 28, 2019 Alpena, Mich— The extreme cold didn’t keep residents from enjoying this weekend’s Thunder Bay International Film Festival. Over 100 people gathered at Alpena Community College to enjoy films from all over the world including the student more...
Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by Deleted User
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(Photo courtesy/Darby Hinkley) Winners of the Fourth Annual Student Film Competition at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival were announced Saturday after the finalists’ films were shown at Alpena Community College. Pictured, from left to right, are first place winner Akia Rutherford from Rogers City High School, and second place winners more...
Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by Deleted User
 
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Huron Pines AmeriCorps member to share his passion for the outdoors in Northeast Michigan Adam Ziani plans to apply his Environmental Science and Society degree during service with the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative network. January 30, 2019 - Author: Brandon Schroeder, Michigan Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension; Tracy D’Augustino, MSU Extension; and Adam more...
Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019 by Deleted User
 
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(Photo courtesy/Brandon Schroeder) Why math? Math is the language of science and an essential part of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). However, it can often be confusing and frustrating for youth. Engaging youth in planning and designing a raised pollinator garden can be one way to help youth gain comfort with math. Why more...
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Meag Schwartz
 
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(Photo courtesy/Brandon Schroeder) Congratulations to NEMIGLSI teacher Brook Begres on her induction to the Innovative Educator Corps (IEC). Brook, a 4th grade teacher at Au Gres-Sims Elementary, was one of 7 teachers from throughout the state that were recognized for their innovative educational programs by the Michigan Department of Education. The NEMIGLSI more...
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Meag Schwartz
 
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(Photo courtesy/Kaitlyn Ryan) November 17, 2019 by Kaitlyn Ryan ALPENA –The increasing production and discarding of plastic is taking a toll on the environment, causing a worldwide problem that desperately needs to be addressed –including along the shores of the Great Lakes. From product materials to packaging, plastic has infiltrated so many aspects of daily more...
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018 by Meag Schwartz
 
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By Elijah Baker and Larissa Liska Elijah Baker and Larissa Liska take a trip to Alpena’s Duck Park (Island Park) with NEMIGLSI Network Coordinator, Meag Schwartz, to check out the environment and learn about all the animal life that lives there. Check out the EXCITING video here
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018 by Meag Schwartz
 

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