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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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Youth across northeast Michigan are impacting and changing their communities through Great Lakes place-based stewardship projects. Posted on May 25, 2016 by Tracy D’Augustino and Brandon Schroeder, Michigan State University Extension Great things are happening in northeast Michigan! The Great Lakes contain 20 percent of the world’s available surface fresh water, and in northeast Michigan, 20 more...
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by Meaghan Gass
 
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Alcona Elementary students in third through sixth grade participated in the Northeast Michigan Earth Day Bag Project facilitated by Meaghan Gass. For more information click on the image or visit the Northeast Michigan Earth Day Bag Project page here.
Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 by Helen-Ann Cordes
 
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April 23, 2016 - News Photo by Jason Ogden, Alpena NewsStudents from Allison Elliott’s fifth grade class take a break from cleaning out Besser Elementary’s greenhouse, Friday, as part of Earth Day activities taking place at the school, Elliott said. Students plan on planting flowers and other plants to be used more...
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by Helen-Ann Cordes
 
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April 21, 2016 - Alpena News ROGERS CITY - As a group of Rogers City Middle School seventh-graders peered into the water of a vernal pond at Herman Vogler Conservation Area Wednesday, Michigan Natural Features Inventory zoologist Daria Hyde pointed out what they were looking for. For the complete news article published online more...
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by Helen-Ann Cordes
 
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Greetings! The NEMIGLSI Spring 2016 Newsletter is here! To view an interactive version of our latest newsletter Click Here.
Posted on Friday, April 08, 2016 by Helen-Ann Cordes
 

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