SEEDS blog

A Summer's Day at Historic Barns Park

Posted by SEEDS on Sep 07 , 2022 - 04:08 pm

Our center at Historic Barns Park in Traverse City is a growing hub of SEEDS activity inspiring people of all ages to take positive action for our shared world.

SEEDS EcoSchool = Summer Memories

Posted by SEEDS EcoSchool on Jun 13 , 2022 - 07:55 am

Summer camp is kicking off! At our eleven partner schools, hundreds of local students will come to six incredible weeks of FREE summer camp. They will get outside, learn while having fun, and make lasting memories and friendships!

Affordable Housing, One Nail at a Time

Posted by SEEDS EcoCorps on May 30 , 2022 - 02:25 pm

Benzie County is getting more affordable housing on the market this year, thanks in part to SEEDS EcoCorps!

Looking for Outdoor Leaders!

Posted by SEEDS EcoCorps on May 02 , 2022 - 11:37 am

Interested in ecology, forestry, sustainability, permaculture, food systems, green construction or renewable energy? Are you passionate about the preserving nature? Ready to leave a lasting legacy of service? We are currently looking to hire Crew Leaders, Assistant Crew Leaders, and entry level adults (as young as 16) for positions in Traverse City, Manistee County, and other parts of Northwestern Michigan.

SEEDS EcoSchool Students Making Maple Syrup!

Posted by SEEDS on Apr 20 , 2022 - 07:56 pm

SEEDS EcoSchool at Forest Area Middle School is getting students outside and learning through a very place-based activity: maple sugaring. Their 30-acre school forest and recently built sugar shack make an incredible hands-on classroom!

Upcycling into Lumber

Posted by SEEDS on Apr 06 , 2022 - 02:33 pm

SEEDS EcoCorps is giving new life to downed trees! Locally-felled oak, maple, and walnut trees will live on as benches, signage, and other wood projects.

SEEDS Gets Kids Outside Year Round!

Posted by SEEDS on Mar 08 , 2022 - 06:32 am

SEEDS is getting hundreds of kids outside this winter! Exploring nature and learning together is an important part of our work, and it is not limited to warm weather days. Whether it's winter sports or science projects (or both!), we're embracing this beautiful Michigan season!

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