2016 G-WOW ‘Hear the Water Speak’ climate institute goes international

Despite severe flooding, closed roads and storms that disrupted power, the 2016 G-WOW “Hear the Water Speak” Institute successfully conducted a climate change professional development training for 28 educators and community leaders. This year’s institute attracted participants from across the county and Canada, including First Nations tribal elders from Ontario.

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Celebrate Lake Superior Day July 17

Enjoy free family fun with live music, kids’ activities and family games, half-priced tours of the historic Meteor whaleback ship, rain garden tours, informational booths and food vendors all focused on celebrating and appreciating the greatest of the Great Lakes at Lake Superior Day on Sunday, July 17.

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Discovering climate change through a Native American perspective

New initiative shows potential impacts on environment and people of the Great Lakes region Contact: Cathy Techtmann, UW-Extension–Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 715-685-2671, cathy.techtmann@wisc.edu They call it manoomin—“the food that grows on water.” For the Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes region, manoomin, or wild rice, is more than just a source of food. It […]

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