2019 Earth Day Celebration

The College of Menominee Nation (CMN) – Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), recognized Earth Day by hosting a celebration. The 2019 theme, Netāēnawemākanank, “All My Relatives”, was celebrated as local school children attended the event to learn more about their non-human relatives. SDI student interns, CMN faculty and staff, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin employees, and community

Nelson Institute 11th Annual Earth Day Conference

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Assistant I attended the 11th Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference was held April 18, 2017 in the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. A beautiful building designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright sits on the shores of Lake Monona. The building’s design is spectacular and I

CMN Celebrates Earth Day

The Sustainable Development Institute led the 2016 campus Earth Day celebration by hosting a campus wide event on April 21.  The event was organized around the national theme, “Trees for the Earth” and drew over 100 attendees. Besides students, faculty, and staff of the College of Menominee Nation, visitors included students from the University of

An Earth Day BioBlitz to Remember

By Cathy Munson, SDI Climate Change Intern The College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainable Development Institute Earth Day was an exciting and event-filled day. It started in the morning with a campus-wide clean-up and then participants went to stations across campus where they participated in activities. One of those stations was a mini-BioBlitz which is an