Media Stories 2011

2011 NADO Award Winners

National Association of Development Organizations, 2011

NADO's Innovation Award honors projects in a variety of regional development program areas.

Transit Company, Park Change Ways to See South Manitou

Leelanau Enterprise, 2011

Youth Conservation Corps crew builds new trails out of Black Locust on South Manitou.

Odyssey of the Minds

Forest Area Newsletter, March 5, 2011

SEEDS Forest Area students compete in region three's Odyssey of the Minds.

Taste of Trout

The Leader and Kalkaskian, April 2011

SEEDS students win "Most Creative Use of Trout" Award

Giving Students Options

Manistee News Advocate, June 1, 2011

SEEDS provides non-traditional after school programming.

Route to South Manitou

Leelanau Enterprise, 2011

Youth Conservation Corps crew builds new trails out of Black Locust on South Manitou.

Commissioners Hear Update on Energy Conservation

Manistee News Advocate, June 25, 2011

SEEDS representative Mike Powers gives commissioners a presentation on the Manistee County Energy Conservation and Efficiency Project.

Youth Conservation Corps and the Traverse City Film Festival

Record Eagle, July 2011

[Photos] SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps helps out at the annual festival.

Great Lakes Bioneers of Traverse City Highlight

Awesome Mitten, October 11, 2011

'Reclaiming the Commons' is the theme of the tenth annual Bioneers Conference.

A Ten-Year Celebration

Natural Awakenings, 2011

The Great Lakes Bioneers will showcase social and scientific innovations.

Michigan Receives $7.1 Million in 2011 HUD Sustainable Communities Awards

Michigan State Housing Development Authority, November 11, 2011

The Northwest Michigan Council of Governments awarded a $660,000 Regional Planning Grant to develop the Grand Vision to Grand Action: Regional Plan for Sustainable Development.

Learning to Cook Healthy

The Leader and Kalkaskian, December 21, 2011

A group of Kalkaska Middle School students learn proper nutrition and cooking techniques through "Cooking Matters."