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MTU Sustainability Demonstration House

Follow the Alternative Energy Enterprise (AEE) at MTU as they convert the Kettle Gundlach University Residence into a sustainable demonstration house.
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MTU Great Lakes Research Center Video Channel

Great Lakes Research Videos including seminars sponsored by the Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Technological University.
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Upcoming Events

UP Food Exchange — Upcoming Events

 

March 18: Cultivating Local Farm Economies: Planning, Zoning, and Farm Preservation through Diversification
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April 10: Shining a Light on Agricultural Solar Energy Development
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Father's Day Flood Lecture & Discussion Series

Time: 7pm
Where:
Carnegie Museum Community Room

A series of six lectures with discussion. Open to the public! Attend a 1.5 hour presentation and discussion related to natural hazards affecting the western Upper Peninsula. Speakers will use the June 17th flooding event as an anchoring theme throughout the series.

Upcoming dates for 2019:
March 19 Event flyer > Facebook >
April 16

Future topics:
History of Earlier Floods
Documentation of Father’s Day Flood
Impacts of Flooding on Ecosystems
Prevention Management


 
2019 Green Film Series — Issues & Dialog

NEW in 2019 – all films will be the 3rd WEDNESDAY of each month (January-June), from 7:00 – 8:30pm, in G002 Hesterberg Hall of the Forestry Building. View complete Green Film schedule and descriptions (PDF) >

March 20 (World Water Day): Marathon for Justice  (2016)

April 17: The Permaculture Orchard--Beyond Organic (2014)

May 15: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017)


 
Native Plants Symposium: Inspiration for Home Gardeners

Date: April 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Place: MTU, Forestry Building, Rm G002

The Keweenaw Garden Club, local chapter of Wild Ones, and the Keweenaw Land Trust are teaming up to host the Native Plant Symposium again this year. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature local biologists, ecologists, and gardeners who are using native and beneficial plants in their gardens. Be sure to attend for lots of spring gardening inspiration.

Green Tip

Through SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company’s Efficiency UNITED Program, customers are eligible for rebates and benefits to help save for a strong Michigan. Learn about programs, products and rebates available to you as a SEMCO customer, in addition to finding valuable resources and information. Whether you need help finding a contractor or need a rebate application. Learn more>

 

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U.P. Green - Recycling Services from Calumet to Marquette

U.P. GREEN performs environmentally friendly recycling of computers, monitors, terminals, printed circuit boards, telephone equipment, TV’s, VCR’s and communications systems. All items from the de-manufacturing process are recycled. Offering pick-up services from Marquette to Calumet! Whether you have 10 pieces or 10,000 pieces. Commercial services are available for businesses.

Call for more info, quote and to schedule a pick-up: (906)201-0173 or 1(888)322-1030. More>

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