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Montessori students learn about environment

By Brainerd Dispatch March 7, 2019 Eleven students and teachers from Youth Eco Solutions teams at Discovery Woods Montessori in Brainerd participated March 5 in Go Native for Water Quality at Northland Arboretum. This workshop is one of 13 across the state, allowing students to connect with experts and gain information to position them for […]

John and Molly’s Climate Story; as heard on Climate Cast

By Paul Huttner February 14, 2019 Hear a Climate Story from Molly Reichert and John Kim, whose “Phase II” art piece was part of the Climate Conversation focusing on art and climate change with Climate Generation and Three Rivers Park District. https://media.climategen.org/20190214-mpr-climatecast-stories-futures-north-20190214_cc_20190214_64.mp3 Deke Arndt, chief of the monitoring section at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental […]

Climate change: The arts can help tell the story of our time and provoke us to act

By Dawn Bentley February 21, 2019 From 2014–2017, I served as executive director of Art Shanty Projects, a creative placemaking festival that took place in the middle of winter on a frozen surface of a Minnesota lake. Our mission was to expand the notion of art and artist by creating an artist-driven temporary community. On […]

Food Choices and Climate Change

J. Selby’s Podcast February 10, 2019 In this, the first ever J. Selby’s podcast, Matt sits down with Janet Brown from Climate Generation to talk about Will Steger, Climate Generation, Climate Change and the effects of our dietary choices on our planets climate. https://media.climategen.org/20190210-janet-j-selby-food-choices-and-climate-change.mp3   Listen to the full episode online here

Some States Still Lag in Teaching Climate Science

By Ines Kagubare, E&E News February 8, 2019 While climate education has made major strides, many teachers still lack resources and training. Nina Corley, a science teacher at O’Connell College Preparatory School in Galveston, Texas, often avoids using the term “climate change” in her classroom. Corley, who has been a teacher for nearly 30 years, […]

Explorer Will Steger to visit Minnewaska Feb. 19

February 11, 2019 Well-known polar explorer Will Steger will be visiting Minnewaska Area High School (MAHS) next Tuesday, Feb. 19, and the public is invited to the afternoon presentation. In the morning, Steger will be visiting classes to share his experiences and discuss the impact of global warming. The public is invited to attend a […]