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.
Traverse City Record Eagle, December 13, 2015
In Northern Michigan, utilities and nonprofits are working together to bring awareness of renewables, as well as implement local changes such as community solar and prioritize energy efficiency over new building.
Traverse City Record Eagle, December 13, 2015
Together, Networks Northwest and SEEDS are releasing a report detailing the region's energy use and strategies to trim consumption.
Traverse City Record Eagle, November 25, 2015
SEEDS Executive Director, Sarna Salzman, received the Frank Purvis Stewardship Award in early November from the Grand Traverse County Planning Commission and Grand Traverse County Chapter of the Michigan Townships Association. She earned the award for her efforts to help municipalities, including Grand Traverse County, manage their energy use
Traverse City Record Eagle, October 23, 2015
Together with the Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network, SEEDS and the Great Lakes Bioneers are hosting "Putting Down Roots," a celebration of food and farming. It featured a presentation by Severine von Tscharner Fleming, an advocate for young farmers.
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.
9&10 News, August 12, 2015
Crews continue to clean up storm damage at Sleeping Bear Dunes DH Day Campground.
Traverse City Record Eagle, August 4, 2015
Local developer has hired the SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps members for the summer to remove invasive species at the new property and plant 2,000 trees.
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.
ABC 10 Upper Peninsula, July 29, 2015
A group of local students preserve history through weatherization projects at Keweenaw National Historical Parks.
Traverse City Record Eagle, July 23, 2015
The Traverse City Film Festival gives SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps members a unique experience, helping set up the festival and production equipment. The SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps has been working to set up and helping set up the festival since its inaugural year.
National Trust for Historic Preservation, July 13, 2015
Crew member reflects on experience and skills learned with HOPE Crew.
The Wilderness Society, July 7, 2015
The Wilderness Society forges new partnership with KEEN and 21st-Century Conservation Service Corps.
Traverse City Record Eagle, June 3, 2015
The SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps will be expanding into Antrim County this summer with support from the Herrington-Fitch Family Foundation and the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Journal of Folklore and Education, 2015
Michigan's historic field recordings inspire a new generation.
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.
Traverse City Record Eagle, April 25, 2015
As part of the NMEAC annual award ceremonies, SEEDS presented the 2015 Great Lake Bioneers Youth Leadership awards to local youth who have become catalysts of change in their community. Awardees exemplify an inclusive leadership style, as well as a "solve-the-whole-problem" approach.
My North, February 3, 2015
Girls United for Resilience, Leadership, and Service receive 2015 Project of the Year Award.
Traverse City Record Eagle, January 24, 2015
"It made me stronger, smarter, and brave. We all worked as a team," said Cheyenne Crowell of working on the nationally-honored SEEDS GURLS Corps! - the all-girls Youth Conservation Corps crew. The project, a partnership with Child and Family Services of Northwest Michigan and funded through the Biederman Foundation, was developed to motivate girls who are aging out of the foster care system to think more positively about their future.
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