Todd attended Macalester College in Minnesota and earned a Masters of Geology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He was Director of Natural Resources at Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC), in Baraga, Mich., where he lived out his passion for conservation and protection of natural resources.
One of the many projects Todd established was the KBIC Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) with the Superior Watershed Partnership. He believed it was vitally important that young adults learn the importance of protecting the natural environment. Memorials preferred to the Todd Warner memorial fund, c/o Superior Watershed Partnership, 2 Peter White Drive, Presque Isle Park, Marquette, MI 49855. Funds will support scholarships to KBIC youth.
Link to donate on-line: http://www.superiorwatersheds.org/online.php
Link for information about the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC): http://www.superiorwatersheds.org/youthconservation.php
The family will host a celebration of Todd’s life at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 421 E. Crescent Street, Marquette, MI.
(Update: address correction)
Condolences may be sent to:
The family of Todd Warner
c/o Katy Tharaldson
3320 Highcrest Rd. NE
St. Anthony, MN 55418
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Photo: Todd Warner. (Photo courtesy family of Todd Warner)