Devin Gill, who has served as an intern and staff member at the Ecology Center over several years, will be taking her commitment to environmental stewardship to another continent early next month when she leaves for a two-year stint with the Peace Corps in Malawi.
“I'll be working in the environmental sector on a project to develop sustainability at the local level in partnership with the...
When nearly 50,000 activists convened on Washington Feb. 17 to demand action on climate change, the crowd included dozens of Ecology Center supporters who rode together to the rally on buses organized by Ann Arbor 350, a
program of the Ecology Center working on practical and local solutions
to climate change.
"We need to move President Obama to take immediate action, and the way
to sway the...
the triumphant return of EcoRide in 2012, folks
are getting geared up for this year's event set for June 23, beginning at Ann
Arbor's Riverside Park. Hundreds of cyclists of all ages and skill levels came out last year and enjoyed the rides, tours stops, food, entertainment, kids'
activities and the opportunity to celebrate and support the Ecology
Center's work in the community.
The Ecology Center GEE WOW: Adventures in Water
curriculum, first developed in 1990, is now in its fourth edition
and for the first time ever, available for free downloading in a digital format.
"This curriculum contains activities for children kindergarten
through sixth grade," according to Lauren LaRocca, environmental educator at the Ecology Center. "The 27 lessons and activities in the...
Susan Froelich brings life-long connections in the Ann Arbor community and years of fundraising experience to her new role as senior development officer at the Ecology Center.
Froelich is probably best known in the community for her dozen years, from 1986 to 1997, as executive director of the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, which is consistently ranked as one of the top ten art fairs in the country....
At this time of year, a lot of supermarkets are offering special prices on fish, hoping to appeal to customers who observe Lenten traditions. Even nonbelievers might want to add more seafood to their diets, but all shoppers should questioning whether their seafood comes from healthy and sustainable sources, according to Hillary Bisnett, director of the Ecology Center’s Healthy Food in Health Care...