Students find winter is a perfect time to prepare for spring pollinator garden project

Students find winter is a perfect time to prepare for spring pollinator garden project

Alcona first-grade students spend day learning and preparing for their part in creating library garden. By Brandon Schroeder Bees and butterflies, exploring native wildflowers, planting seed balls, and a painted caterpillar art project – all this adds up to a...
Alpena students’ project yields more than 1,000 pounds of invasive frogbit

Alpena students’ project yields more than 1,000 pounds of invasive frogbit

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. By Brandon Schroeder More than 100 first- and fifth-graders from Alpena Public Schools got their feet wet this fall...