Media Stories 2015

Traverse City Foster Youth Win National Conservation Award

Interlochen Public Radio, January 6, 2015

A group of teens and young adults in Traverse City won a national award recognizing their conservation work with SEEDS in Northern Michigan.

SEEDS GURLS Corps!

My North, February 3, 2015

Girls United for Resilience, Leadership, and Service receive 2015 Project of the Year Award.

The Quest 2015

My North, May 13, 2015

Through a collaboration between Earthwork Music, Blackbird Arts, and SEEDS, students in K-12 from Northern Michigan had the opportunity to work with local Earthwork musicians to write songs inspired by the 1938 Alan Lomax Michigan archives.

Questing with Alan Lomax

Journal of Folklore and Education, 2015

Michigan's historic field recordings inspire a new generation.

Project Build Connects More Youth to Public Lands

The Wilderness Society, July 7, 2015

The Wilderness Society forges new partnership with KEEN and 21st-Century Consersation Service Corps.

One Year After Hope Crew

National Trust for Historic Preservation, July 13, 2015

Crew member reflects on experience and skills learned with HOPE Crew.

Local Youth Preserve Historic Buildings

ABC 10 Upper Peninsula, July 29, 2015

A group of local students preserve history through weatherization projects at Keweenaw National Historical Parks. 

MDHHS Partners with Forestry Service to Teach At-Risk Youth Job Skills

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, August 6, 2015

Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative youth in Lake and Newaygo counties participate in a program involving a partnership between the Lake/Newaygo County office of MDHHS, the US Forest Service, Michigan Works!, and SEEDS.

Youth Conservation Corps Clean Up After Storm

9&10 News, August 12, 2015

Crews continue to clean up storm damage at Sleeping Bear Dunes DH Day Campground.

Solar Irrigation Installed at Historic Barns Park

The Ticker, September 18, 2015

A pump which provides water to the SEEDS Farm and the Traverse City Community Gardens at the Historic Barns Park has been solarized.

SEEDS Programs Empower Youth to Create Positive Change in Their Community

Michigan Municipal League, December 21, 2015

SEEDS is empowering at-risk youth to create solutions for at-risk landscapes and ecosystems through after school programs and the Youth Conservation Corps.