Tag Archive: menominee

Jan 30

Back Forty Mine Public Hearing on the Wetland Permit Application

Photo credit: Jeff Vele, Mohican News On the evening of January 23, the Stevenson gymnasium was filled with people hoping to voice their opposition to the Back Forty Mine Project. The open pit metallic sulfide mine, proposed by the Canadian mining exploration company, Aquila Resources Inc., would be located just 150 feet from the banks of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/2018/01/back-forty-mine-public-hearing-on-the-wetland-permit-application/

Aug 14

Menominee Language Summit

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Intern The Language Summit was the one of the first efforts to bring the Menominee community together to discuss how to bring back the Menominee language as a primary means to communicate. The summit helped me to understand the history and the issues facing the Menominee community. The summit …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/2017/08/4249/

Mar 14

Menominee Sustainable Forest Management Research Paper Published in Journal of Forestry

Group Opening Outcomes, Sustainable Forest Management, and the Menominee Nation Lands Co-authors: Christel C. Kern, Manfred Schoelch, Paul Crocker, Dean Fellman, Angela Marsh, David Mausel, Marshall Pecore, Joseph Phillippi, Ronald Waukau, and Anthony Waupochick   Abstract: Ideally, variants of single-tree, group, and patch selection create new, spatially aggregated age classes and maintain a diversity of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/2017/03/menominee-sustainable-forest-management-research-paper-published-in-journal-of-forestry/

Aug 21

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, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/2014/08/sustainability-leadership-cohort-returns-from-their-flood-and-fire-ecology-trip-to-colorado/

Dec 13

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/2013/12/sustainability-leadership-cohort-hosts-youth-speak-event/