Monday, March 14, 2011

Updated: Wildflower presentation Mar. 14; "Build Green" film with Dave Bach Mar. 17 at Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON -- Bob Wild, Park Interpreter, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, will give a presentation on Michigan Wildflowers from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. TONIGHT, Monday, Mar. 14, in G002 Hesterberg Hall, Michigan Tech Forestry Building.

RSVP for dinner (optional) at 5:15 p.m. by contacting Lorest Roberts (loret@copperisd.org or 482-0331).

Build Green, the third in the Green Film Festival series, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 17, in G002 Hesterberg Hall and the Atrium in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building. The 43-minute film offers a refreshing look at environmentally‐smart building materials and practices that better protect against the elements while saving money and resources. Dave Bach, builder, will lead a discussion following the film until 8:30 p.m.

No RSVP is needed for this Green Film event. FREE and open to the community. $3 suggested donation. Coffee / tea and dessert provided. Bring your own drink mug! Bring your family, friends and students.

Events are sponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative with funding from the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, Great Lakes Fishery Trust, and Wege Foundation.

The Green Film Festival is sponsored by Michigan Tech's Center for Water and Society, the Lake Superior Stewardship Inititiative, the Keweenaw Land Trust and the Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

The next film in the series is scheduled for April 21.

For more information, contact Joan Chadde at jchadde@mtu.edu or 487-3341.

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