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May 2016

AWRI In the News

“Senators Stabenow, Peters applaud $1.3 million investment for Great Lakes protection in West Michigan”.
Senator Debbie Stabenow Newsletter, May 4, 2016
Charlyn Partridge’s recently funded project to help fight invasive plants along Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was mentioned.

“A Rare Visitor: big freighter in Grand Haven’s port for first time in 14 years”.
Grand Haven Tribune, May 11, 2016
The research vessel D. J. Angus, being dwarfed by the freighter Captain Hugh Jackman, is pictured on the front page of the Tribune.

“Friends of Silver Lake meeting planned for June 11”
Ludington Daily News, May 18 and 25, 2016
There will be a meeting of the Friends of Silver Lake on June 11, at which USGS/GVSU will summarize their 3 year study.  Al Steinman will be presenting recommendations at the meeting.

LMC Events

May 4
Brookwood Elementary 4th graders (Kent County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 5
Students from Montessori Academy of North Hoffman, IL (Cook County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 9
St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary 4th graders (Ingham County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 12
Students from Oakview Elementary (Muskegon County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities.

May 13
Immaculate Heart of Mary 8th graders (Kent County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 17
Harrison Park Elementary 6th graders (Kent County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 18, 20 & 31
Students from Shoreline Elementary (Muskegon County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities.

May 19
DeWitt Elementary 4th graders (Clinton County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 20
The Southwest Michigan Environmental Health Association held a conference at the Lake Michigan Center.

May 23, 24, 26 & 27
Daisy Brook Elementary students (Newago County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 24
The West Michigan Watershed Sustainable Funding project team met on May 24 at the Lake Michigan Center.