Sustainable Living Series Episode 4 – Rebecca’s Applesauce

The Penultimate Episode of the Sustainable Living Series is live on our YouTube Page. In this episode, SDI Interim Director Rebecca Edler teaches us how to make applesauce from scratch. She also uses apples grown in SDI’s very own orchard! You can check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra-7fmY837E&t=1s If you want to see the completed

Native Science Report Publishes Article About SDI’s Phenology Project

Melanie Lenart, a reporter from the Native Science Report, interviewed interim SDI Director Rebecca Edler and Rebecca Montgomery about our Phenology Project. The article gives a wonderful overview of the project, delves into the historic and modern bio-cultural relationship between the Menominee people and the plants we interact with, and looks at how the project

Sustainable Living Series Episode 3 – How to Make Your Own Plantain Grass Salve with Bonnie McKiernan

The Sustainable Living Series returns from it’s YouTube hiatus! Created and produced by SDI’s AmeriCorp VISTA worker Emma Ardington, this series was originally posted during the Fall of 2020 to showcase how members of the community harvest local fruits, meats, plants, and vegetables to make homemade foods and goods. This third episode once again follows Bonnie

MTE Tours Episode 5 – Fire and Fuels (The Series Finale)

The Final Episode of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Tours has arrived on SDI’s YouTube page. To cap it all off, this final tour follows Curtis Wayka and Bernard “Benny” Bowman Jr. as they demonstrate what happens in MTE’s Fires and Fuels departments. Watch it here: https://bit.ly/3vGc5hn Thanks for watching this series! If you want to

MTE Tours Episode 4 – Forest Development

The Penultimate Episode of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Tours is live on SDI’s YouTube page. This second-to-last tour follows Trent Miller Sr. as he demonstrates the 9 and 17 foot pruning done by MTE’s Forest Development department. Watch it here: https://bit.ly/3oPrLwi If you want to check out the full series ahead of it’s YouTube release,

MTE Tours Episode 3 – Forest Health

Brand new episode of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Tours is live on SDI’s YouTube page. This time we follow Tommy Steuck as he discusses how MTE protects the forest from invasive species and maintain the health of the forest. Watch it here: https://bit.ly/3bwia86 If you want to check out the full series ahead of it’s

MTE Tours Episode 2 – Silviculture and Harvest Prep.

The second episode of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Tours just dropped on SDI’s YouTube channel. This episode follows Pat Gauthier as he discusses how MTE decides what trees to remove from the Menominee Forest based on Silviculture and Harvest Prep’s prescriptions. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuJbqkhsyu8&t=3s&ab_channel=CMNSDI If you want to check out the

MTE Tours Episode 1 – Inventory

The first episode of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Tours is live on SDI’s YouTube channel. The first episode follow McKaylee Duquain and Ron Waukau as they talk about what the Inventory Department does at MTE. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdiOHy3MIOc&ab_channel=CMNSDI If you want to check out the full series ahead of it’s YouTube release, you