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Green Spotlight

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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Featured Resource

Western UP's Food & Farm Economy Study - Released November 2013

Read the Western Upper Peninsula Local Farm & Food Economy report, a regional food system assessment conducted by Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis. Ken Meter is one of the most experienced food system analysts in the United States. His work integrates market analysis, business development, systems thinking, and social concerns. Read the report >

Upcoming Events

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) >

Jan 16: Carbon Nation

February 20: Mother Caring for 7 Billion (2017)

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)


 
Father's Day Flood Lecture & Discussion Series

Date: Tues, January 22
Time: 7pm
Where:
Carnegie Museum Community Room

Jan 22 Topic: Being Prepared Has a Cost: Tools to Make Informed Decisions About Stormwater Management (view flyer)

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:
February 19
March 19
April 16

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

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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Habitat for Humanity Restore in Calumet!

Located on Pine Street in Calumet.
Visit their website for a list of accepted goods.

• Open to the public   • Donations welcome

Hours: Tues-Sat 9:30-5pm

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