Chad Frederick, assistant professor of geography and some of his students are working with Ottawa County planning director to analyze parcels of land to help identify areas for both sustainability and growth.
From cities below sea level to industrial sites turned nature preserves, students who take advantage of the Netherlands Geography and Planning study abroad trip get to experience a variety of approaches to sustainable landscape development.
Experts predict significantly more rain and snow in Michigan during spring and winter seasons
Michigan and the Great Lakes region will continue to see warmer and wetter climate patterns for the foreseeable future, said Jeffrey Andresen, state climatologist for Michigan. He said much of the additional precipitation will come during colder months.
Dr. Elena Lioubimtseva and Leah Anderson discuss the Climate Change Education Solutions Summit with WGVU Public Media.
The Laker Effect Map is an interactive tool will show the impact of community engagement by students, faculty and staff members.