Sustainability Leadership Cohort: Exploring New Worlds

I woke up, groggy and in discomfort, slowly realizing where I was. I opened my eyes and saw two people wrapped up like burritos desperately trying to keep to their designated place within the tent. To my surprise, I was quite comfortable in terms of temperature. We, the unsuspecting Wisconsinites were sure the Colorado mountain

Campus Gardens are a Huge Success

This year the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) expanded campus activities through the practice of gardening. In spring, the Sustainable Development Institute, Department of Continuing Education, and the GB/Oneida campus all planted gardens. While each garden is different, they all answer the basic question, “Where does our food come from?” In addition, all of the

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Returns from Flood and Fire Ecology Trip to Colorado

A group of high school students, college interns, and Sustainable Development Institute staff traveled to Colorado to learn about water and fire issues, climate change’s impacts on the ecology of the region, and what sustainability means in different places as part of the USDA POSOH project.   While camping out in the mountains for 5 days,

Bee Swarming Occurrence at SDI

This week, the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) staff and student interns experienced the natural phenomenon of bee swarming. “It was awesome watching nature in action”, Manih Boyd, student and Administrative Assistant stated after watching the bee swarm fly towards the wooded area behind the campus. Swarming occurs when a new bee colony if formed. The

Sustainability Leadership Cohort hosts Youth Speak Event

The USDA P.O.S.O.H. Project recently sponsored the Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak: Youth Speak Event Hosted by the College of Menominee Nation’s High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC)to showcase different opportunities for area youth and provide a platform for young people to have their voices heard. On Friday, Dec 6, 2013, about 100 people gathered to celebrate these