Archives—February 2016

Torch Lake Watershed Project Informational Meeting

Torch LakeThe Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District will host a public informational meeting on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST at the Lake Linden-Hubbell School auditorium.
This meeting will provide information on the development of a watershed management plan for Torch Lake. Guest speakers will review the history of the industries around Torch Lake and the environmental legacy resulting from those industries.  Noel Urban (CEE) and Carol MacLennan (SS) will be giving a briefing on the contaminants in Torch Lake.
This meeting is open to all interested individuals.  RSVP is appreciated but not required. Please call or use the email address meral.jackson@macd.org to RSVP.
Also see Keweenaw Now article for more information on the Torch Lake Watershed Project.

Schelly Authors Chapter in the Book “Putting Sustainability into Practice”

PuttingSustainabilityChelsea Schelly (SS) has a chapter, titled “How policy frameworks shape environmental practice: Three cases of alternative dwelling,” in the newly published book “Putting Sustainability into Practice: Applications and Advances in Research on Sustainable Consumption” edited by Emily Huddart Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen and Naomi T. Krogman and released by Edward Elgar Publishing.

From Tech Today.