The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative is making headlines across Northeast Michigan! Here are some examples of newspaper articles that have been printed about GLSI projects.
- Students Study Health of Watershed, November 19, 2009: Sanborn Elementary Students team up with US Fish and Wildlife Employee Anjie Bowen for some water quality testing.
- Learning Outside the Classroom, May 20, 2010: Alpena High School Advanced Biology Students learn about water quality by looking at both terrestrial and aquatic insects, as well as other living things found in the area.
- Helping Out Remotely, May 27, 2010: Sanborn Elementary School students work together with NOAA employees to use the ROVs they built to monitor Zebra Mussel buildup on a shipwreck in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
- Learning During Summer Break, June 16, 2010: Alcona High School students take a break from their summer vacation to conduct water testing on the Black River.
- Local Teacher Recieves Grant, September 30, 2010: Educator Bob Thomson of Sanborn Elementary (Ossineke, MI) received a grant from Energy Works Michigan to benefit his classroom's ongoing research project.
- Students Install Signs at Negwegon, October 4, 2010: On September 22, 2010 students from Alcona Community Schools installed five interpretive signs at Negwegon State Park. The signs were a product of a multi-year project.
- Compost Kids, December, 2010: This privileged club at Cedar Lake Elementary Schools holds morning meeting to carry out daily composting chores.
- Testing the Waters, December 8, 2010: Rogers City Middle School students braved the elements to continue there water quality testing of the Trout River.
- Middle School Studies Trout River, December 9, 2010: Another article about how the Middle School Science classes from Rogers City braved the elements to continue their macro-invetebrate testing in the Trout River.
- Gaylord GLSI, March 18, 2011: Gaylord teacher Jeff Kalember has used funds from the Gaylord O.W.L.S and NE MI GLSI to help fund his summer limnology course.
- Onaway GLSI Environmental Science Class Moves Students Outside, April 12, 2011: Scott Steensma's environmental science class at Onaway Schools has his students thinking green!
- Film to Capture Students Efforts, April 15, 2011: Brother and Sister film crew, Laura and Robert Sams (SisBro), were in Northeast Michigan caputring the efforts of several students and their awesome GLSI projects.
- An Earth Day Fair, April 22, 2011: Four of our GLSI teams participated in Earth Day at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary as educators.
This page last updated on 7/18/2011.