Media Stories 2010

Planting the SEEDS of Education

The Pioneer Group, November 26, 2010

SEEDS After School program will be putting down roots in Manistee. 

Grants Give Youth Corps Programming in Suttons Bay a Lift

Leelanau Enterprise, 2010

SEEDS, a Traverse City-based nonprofit that focuses on ecology and education, was recently awarded two 21st Century Community Learning Center grants from the Michigan Department of Education. 

Youth Corps Upgrades Boardwalk

Record Eagle, August 2, 2010

Combine recycled and repurposed wood, enthusiastic youth, and a beautiful natural area... 

Growing Enthusiasm

Manistee News Advocate, 2010

Kevin Summers, president of the Sophia Community Garden Community, cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony. 

Students Play a Lead Role

Summer 2010

The SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps spends three days felling trees and loading them.

Creating a Community Climate Action Plan

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, July 23, 2010

There is widespread consensus that real action must be taken now to decrease the impact we are having on our environment and combat climate change. To help guide the actions our community takes, SEEDS is launching a Climate Action Planning Survey.

Trailer Home Demolition Sets Example on Salvaging

Leelanau Enterprise, 2010

SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps teams up with BARC Recyling and Odom Reusable Building Materials to completely salvage a mobile home.

Good Coops Make Good Neighbors, Better Eggs

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, July 27, 2010

The very colorful Farm-to-School Eggmobile, created by the SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps, is now in place and in action.

Planting a Good Idea

Manistee News Advocate, June 16, 2010

 SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps removes invasive species Autumn Olive.

People Choose Place then Create Jobs

Michigan Now, July 3, 2010

An interview with SEEDS Executive Director Sarna Salzman about moving back to Michigan.

At the Grand Vision Expo: SEEDS The Grand Vision (video)

Grand Vision Michigan, May 21, 2010

SEEDS Energy guru, Mike Powers, discusses what SEEDS has been doing to support energy efficiency in northwest Michigan and how those actions help SEEDS fit in as a key player in The Grand Vision's Energy Network.

Calming the Storms in Schenley Park

Pittsburgh Park Conservancy, May 14, 2010

A SEEDS engineer works with the Pittsburgh Park Conservancy to design a rain garden.

Powwow Honors Suttons Bay Graduates

Traverse City Record Eagle, May 10, 2010

A pow-wow was held Saturday at Suttons Bay High School to honor their graduating class. The event was organized by a student committee, SEEDS, and The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and will hopefully become an annual event!

Student-Led Pow-Wow Honors Suttons Bay Graduates

Leelanau Enterprise, Spring, 2010

Members of the Tribal Student Council at Suttons Bay High School organized a first-ever student-led pow-wow to honor the school's 2010 graduates.

Youth Summit to Cover Poverty, Finances

Record Eagle, April 23, 2010

More than 1,000 students from Benzie, Kalkaska, Forest Area, Mancelona, Alpena, Frankfort-Elberta, Bear Lake, Brethren, Sutton's Bay, and Manistee's Casman Academy are expected to attend a summit to talk about poverty, jobs, and financial health.

Group Leverages Grant Funds to Help Women

Record Eagle, January 25, 2010

Three Generations Circle of Women Givers contribute funds to support female SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps members.

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