Solar-Battery Storage: Micro-Solutions!

Solar-Battery Storage: Micro-Solutions! Posted by SEEDS on Feb 12 , 2020 - 05:10 pm Storing Sunshine for Night Lighting Above: Morgan Vondruska assists with the installation of solar pathway lighting at Historic Barns Park. Morgan started with SEEDS as an AmeriCorps VISTA and was subsequently hired to our Youth Conservation Corps for the installation. In [...]

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The Corps Contribution

The Corps Contribution Posted by SEEDS on Jan 31 , 2020 - 09:37 am 1,288 acres in Kalkaska will open to the public this year, and the SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps helped make it happen! On the Upper Manistee Headwaters, The Milock Family Preserve was previously a Boy Scout camp, and is now the second [...]

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A Dozen Ways We Tackled Climate Change in 2019

A Dozen Ways We Tackled Climate Change in 2019 Posted by SEEDS on Dec 27 , 2019 - 08:11 am 12 Local Solutions To Tackle Global Climate Change Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to reach record highs. Local solutions to this global challenge can look like the following. Included are links to the science and [...]

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“I love that every single day we learn something new!”

"I love that every single day we learn something new!" Posted by SEEDS on Dec 20 , 2019 - 01:04 pm Creativity & Self-Expression SEEDS fosters healthy Social-Emotional Learning environments setting kids up for success - now and into the future. Meet Lillian! Lillian is a fourth-grader who loves to read. Her favorite class of [...]

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Take it from Middle Schoolers: Cooking is Cool

Take it from Middle Schoolers: Cooking is Cool Posted by SEEDS on Dec 27 , 2019 - 06:09 pm Above: Benzie Central High School and Middle School students have fun creating meals together. In the Kitchen SEEDS After School students learn to cook as part of hands-on lessons in nutrition and health. Did you know [...]

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SEEDS = Environmental Leadership

SEEDS = Environmental Leadership Posted by SEEDS on Dec 05 , 2019 - 07:32 am Moving Needles in the Right Direction SEEDS Energy & Environment programs focus on quantifying change and proving the practical feasibility of reducing energy used, garbage landfilled, and increasing the carbon sequestered.     Dana Pflughoeft, a political science and environment [...]

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We got the Gold!

We got the Gold! Posted by SEEDS on Nov 27 , 2019 - 10:00 am SEEDS-led Kilowatt-Hour Challenge helps City win the gold! Remember this newsletter about the City of Traverse City's staff-wide energy efficiency challenge? The Kilowatt-Hour Challenge led to the City earning Gold in the 2019 Michigan Green Communities Challenge! SEEDS has worked [...]

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