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    September 22nd, 2018      By Kaitlin Ryan    ALPENA — Local students will be working on science and environmental programs in upcoming weeks through the Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program, with the help of educational community partners.     The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) started the B-WET program started a partnership more...
Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Hannah Hazewinkel
Story by Mike Beiermeister    See the story and video here    Alpena — Fifth grade students from Besser Elementary had a busy afternoon learning about the environment and taking action. The students threw on waders and helped pull the invasive species European frogbit from the Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary at Duck Park Island. Teachers participate in the more...
Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Hannah Hazewinkel
March 30th, 2018     BY JORDAN SPENCE    ALPENA — The second and third grade students from Lincoln and All Saints schools took a field trip to Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary to learn about good stewardship. “This is a combined effort. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary more...
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 by Hannah Hazewinkel
Photo by Jordan Spence
August 3rd, 2018  BY JORDAN SPENCE     ALPENA — At a recent Visualizing Climate Change workshop, it wasn’t the time for kids to think small. The participants were encouraged to think of big answers to address climate change. The program is one offered through the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and they partnered with the more...
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 by Hannah Hazewinkel
June 5th, 2018   BY JORDAN SPENCE     ALPENA — Lincoln Elementary third-graders combed the shores of the Thunder Bay River on Rotary Island Mill Monday in search of marine debris. The students picked up pieces of trash and recorded the types they found. “We start the year where I tied my science and writing together more...
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 by Hannah Hazewinkel
MSU’s Fisheries and Wildlife Department is offering several online courses this summer that will be of broad interest.  None of these courses has pre-requisites.  In addition to being open to all MSU students, anyone with a high school diploma can enroll through MSU’s Lifelong Education program. Whether you’re contemplating earning a degree in more...
Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 by Hannah Hazewinkel
By Jordan Spence, The Alpena News ALPENA — After his win at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival Student Competition Jack MacDonald strives to pursue more in filmmaking. He is a senior at Alpena High School. “It’s for sure what I want to do for my career,” he said. MacDonald, 16, took both first prize more...
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by Meaghan Gass
UL and the North American Association for Environmental Education developed the UL Innovative Education Awards (ULIEA) in 2015 to honor programs in the United States and Canada that are leading the way in project-based learning, community citizenship and using the environment as a platform to STEM learning (E-STEM). In 2016, awards more...
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 by Meaghan Gass
First- and fifth-grade students remove invasive species from Great Lakes watershed, clean up along the Thunder Bay River -- and captured it all on film. Posted on December 6, 2017 by Brandon Schroeder, Michigan State University Extension, Michigan Sea Grant; and Olivia Rose, Huron Pines AmeriCorps member serving the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative   More more...
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 by Meaghan Gass
The Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI) network is a regional partnership of education and community partners collaborating to protect our Great Lakes and natural resources of northeast Michigan through hands-on, place-based learning, and our NEMIGLSI network is hiring an Education Coordinator to serve with the Huron Pines AmeriCorps program in 2018. Click more...
Posted on Friday, September 8, 2017 by Meaghan Gass
The NEMIGLSI Network's Farewell to Summer Newsletter is here! To view an interactive version, click here. 
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by Olivia Rose
NEMIGLSI’s Olivia Rose stopped by the WBKB News studios to recap the network’s Lake Huron Watershed Summer Institute and to talk about the upcoming TBIFF Student Film Competition. (Original Source: WBKB)
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 by Meaghan Gass
Our local news station, WBKB, caught a story on the Lake Huron Watershed Summer Institute click here to see the clip and read more.
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by Olivia Rose
Local students, teachers and community partners join forces to remove the invasive plant species know at European Frog-Bit. Their goal is to remove 20,000 pounds of the plant from June 9th to September of 2017 to better protect out local natural resources. To read an article published by the local Alpena more...
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by Olivia Rose
Our Lake Huron Watershed Summer Institute is coming up soon! The DEADLINE to register is Friday, July 21st at 11:59pm, so act fast because you won't want to miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you don't believe me, check out this article published in the Alpena News!
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by Olivia Rose

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