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Besser Elementary teachers and students celebrated Earth Day with recycling, gardening and litter clean-up activities on Friday April 21st. The Alpena Newspaper covered the story. Click Here to read the full article.
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 by Olivia Rose
The Northeast Michigan Earth Day Bag Project was highlighted in the local Alpena Newspaper. Please click here to read the article.
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 by Olivia Rose
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The following text was provided by MSU Extension: for full article please click here. Northeast Michigan place-based education network explores Environmental-STEM learning opportunities School and community partners from the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative explore how environmental-STEM learning can support student engagement in Great Lakes stewardship. Posted on April 4, 2017 by Brandon Schroeder, Michigan State more...
Posted on Friday, April 07, 2017 by Olivia Rose
 
The following text was provided by Iosco County News-Herald: LANSING – The Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) has chosen Michigan State University Extension educator Brandon Schroeder of Lincoln as its 2017 Informal Science Educator of the Year.  Schroeder, as part of the Michigan Sea Grant team, serves as Northeast Michigan district extension educator more...
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 by Olivia Rose
On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 third graders from Besser Elementary took a field trip to the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary to learn a bit more about marine debris.  The next day they were on the front page of the Alpena News! click here to read the article. They also got a bit of spotlight more...
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017 by Olivia Rose
Brandon Schroeder with the Michigan State Extension office in Alpena highlights a new Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, Olivia Rose in a fun Q&A article. The article explains a bit of Rose's background and how she found herself in Alpena serving with NEMIGLSI network, while also exploring some of the things she more...
Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Olivia Rose
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Hey There! I’m Olivia and I’m happy to be here in Alpena, Michigan as a Huron Pines AmeriCorps member serving with the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative. I just started my service in early January and look forward to 10 months of youth engagement in place-based stewardship education (PBSE). Approximately more...
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017 by Olivia Rose
 
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By Tyler Winowiecki | The Alpena News ALPENA — Recently the Michigan State Board of Education recognized an Alpena High School teacher for his innovative methods of connecting students to their communities through place-based education. In September, the state began the program Proud Michigan Educator to recognize and celebrate the great work more...
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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Alpena students bring a Great Lakes perspective to the global marine debris issue By Brandon Schroeder and Meaghan Gass A new year is just around the corner – and it’s also an opportunity to celebrate a local youth leader who is featured in the national 2017 NOAA Marine Debris Calendar. This year’s calendar showcases the artwork more...
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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Are teachers in other countries conscious of Place-Based Education? Would they practice it if they knew about it? --questions we asked ourselves before we went to India to do our fourth teacher training in eight years.   Primary and Secondary education in India is aimed at one central objective: PASS THE YEAR-END EXAM. more...
Posted on Sunday, December 11, 2016 by Mark Kinney
 
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By Steve Murch (The Alpena News) ALPENA - Two area woman will be taking part in a Great Lakes-wide project on Saturday to clean up the lakes and to prevent marine debris and plastic from entering the Great Lakes. Stephanie Gandulla, media coordinator and maritime archaeologist at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, more...
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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The Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, through the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan, has been named one of the five winners in the second annual UL (Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.) Innovative Education Award program. The organization will receive a grant of $25,000. The NEMIGLSI is a regional network of education and community more...
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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The Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI), which serves students and teachers in eight northern Lake Huron counties, is one of the five winners in the second annual Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Innovative Education Award program. The organization will receive a grant of $25,000. Focusing on communities with some of the highest more...
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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The NEMIGLSI Summer 2016 Newsletter is here! To view an interactive version, click here.
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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June 14, 2016 - By Jason Ogden, News Staff Writer, Alpena News LINCOLN - Alcona Community School's first venture with Salmon in the Classroom, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources program, was deemed successful by Brandon Schroeder, Michigan State University Extension Sea Grant administrator...
Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by Helen-Ann Cordes
 

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