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Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM EST
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Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 5:00 PM EST

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Riverfront Banquet Ctr | Univ. of Michigan - Flint

1 Riverfront Plaza
Flint, MI 48502

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Jan Sneddon, Conference Organizer
Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
317-616-8721
conference@greatlakesstewardship.org
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Megan Burkhart
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Abigail Diaz
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Paula Sizemore
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Amie Snapke
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Kelly Vorron
Manitowoc Public School District - School Forest Coordinator
Bryan Wertz
Ovid-Elsie Middle School - Science Teacher
Lloyd Wescoat
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Skyline High School - Teacher
Eileen Boekestein
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Megan Burkhart
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2019 Place-Based Education Conference

The Place-Based Education Conference is a great place to engage with place-based education experts and practitioners from across the country around building strong, transformative communities! If you have a promo code, please be sure to hit the APPLY button after entering it. Note the ADDITIONAL FEE ITEMS: Immersion Experiences, printed program.

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ADDITIONAL FEE ITEMS: Immersion Experiences | Dragonfly Award Banquet | Printed Program

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Flint and the Flint River - by Bike! THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

(29 available)

Join the Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) and the Berston Bicycle Club Project in exploring Flint - by bike (and bus)! Tour the historic Berston Field House. Explore what it takes to get bike lanes installed. Discover opportunities for land and water recreation. Observe and discuss current environmental issues and local green redevelopments. And, engage in a Place-Based Watershed Activity Sampler for educators. Bikes and helmets will be provided. Lunch at Tenacity Brewing is included.

1 $65.00 each

Place-Based Education in Practice in Flint THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

(33 available)

Visit schools and teachers engaged in place-based learning experiences in urban and rural schools in the greater Flint area. Potential projects to be highlighted may include: a vernal pool restoration project, ADA garden, and school culture and community building efforts; school water quality explorations; efforts to begin a school recycling program; school engagement with the historical Stockton Center at Spring Grove. Lunch is included.

1 $60.00 each

Learning in Nature THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 12:00 - 5:00 PM

(34 available)

Visit the Genesee County Parks’ For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum for an interactive experience exploring environmental education activities and techniques that will engage audiences of all ages and abilities. Travel the For-Mar trails learning about Citizen Science projects that can be done in one’s own "place," and explore the For-Mar Nature’s Superhero Headquarter Treehouse while thinking of new out-of-the-box ways to engage young people.

1 $45.00 each

Flint and the Environment THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

(41 available)

Visit various locations throughout Flint to learn about how the community is addressing environmental sustainability. Highlighted projects will include the Flint River restoration, brownfield remediation at Chevy Commons, and green infrastructure examples in City of Flint parks. Participants will also engage in dialogue with local activists and experts examining the Flint water crisis through an environmental justice lens. Snacks will be provided.

1 $40.00 each

Explore Flint's History at Applewood Estate FRIDAY, 11/8/19, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

(35 available)

Built in 1916, Applewood Estate was established as the family home and gentleman’s farm of Charles Stewart Mott, co-founder of General Motors. The 34-acre historic estate has been lovingly restored and maintained by the Ruth Mott Foundation. Participants will tour the home and gardens and learn how this local gem is utilized as an exciting and unique learning environment for the community and as a resource for educators.

1 $35.00 each

Citizen Science: Monitoring Water Quality in the Flint River Watershed FRIDAY 11/8/19 2:00 - 5:30 PM

(33 available)

Join For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum and the Flint River Watershed Coalition to assist in monitoring the health of Kearsley Creek, a Flint River tributary. Participants will collect, identify, and analyze physical, chemical, and biological indicators of stream health; learn how past years' data contribute to shifting perceptions and practices surrounding the Flint River; and discuss environmental and anthropogenic barriers within the watershed.

1 $35.00 each

Food Access in Flint SATURDAY, 11/9/19, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

(35 available)

Learn how partners in Flint have been advancing food access and healthy environment initiatives to address community needs and support social and environmental justice. This tour will include discussions with partners leading these efforts including Edible Flint and Michigan State University Extension. Tour stops will include local business and community gardens and a visit to the Flint Farmers’ Market.

1 $35.00 each

Printed Conference Program

To conserve resources, we will only print the number of conference programs ordered.

10 $4.00 each
$9,999.99

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  • Please make check payable to:
    Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
    8325 Troup Road
    Harbor Springs, MI 49740

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