Lessons in nature: Educators learn to bring the outdoors in the classroom

Sometimes being a teacher means having to get your hands dirty — or your feet wet, as the case may be. In July, eighth-grade environmental science teacher Leslie Montgomery picked up some practical paddling techniques from an expert canoeist on… Read more “Lessons in nature: Educators learn to bring the outdoors in the classroom”

Exploring Michigan’s diverse wildlife and ecosystems

eightWest – WOODTV Friday, August 24, 2018 West Michigan is home to a variety of ecosystems, from wetlands to forests to the state's wonderful dune systems. And all of these areas support a wide range of diverse wildlife. From scientists… Read more “Exploring Michigan’s diverse wildlife and ecosystems”

Polishing a gem: Plan aims for St. Clair-Detroit River system improvements

In a state chock-full of natural wonders, the St. Clair-Detroit River system is one of the most distinctive, referred to by one conservationist as Michigan’s “sparkling gem.” The unique waterway linking Lake Huron to Lake Erie is considered North America’s… Read more “Polishing a gem: Plan aims for St. Clair-Detroit River system improvements”
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