Place-Based Education Conference

Place-Based Education Conference

Building Strong and Transformative Communities Together November 7-9, 2019 Flint, Michigan The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative invites you to the 7th Place-Based Education Conference, held this year in Flint, Michigan. Place-based education transforms how teachers...
Future Spartan already building MSU network through underwater robotics, science career exploration

Future Spartan already building MSU network through underwater robotics, science career exploration

Alpena High School student assisting sturgeon science team in capturing video, data in the Black River. By Brandon Schroeder High school is a good time to explore career opportunities—an idea that one Alpena High School student has taken to heart. Liz Thomson soon...
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...
What happens to my lake water quality monitoring data in a world of big data?

What happens to my lake water quality monitoring data in a world of big data?

Citizen scientists collect valuable information to be used by researchers, policy-makers and natural resources managers. By Heather Triezenberg Michigan has a lot of inland lakes: 6,531 lakes 10 acres or larger, 2,649 are isolated with no streams flowing into or out...