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HEET Energy Literacy Campaign Video Series

A series of five video interviews about the U.P.'s energy situation from the Houghton Energy Efficiency Team discussing our region's renewable assets and options.

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Featured Resource

Western UP's Food & Farm Economy Study - Released November 2013

Read the Western Upper Peninsula Local Farm & Food Economy report, a regional food system assessment conducted by Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis. Ken Meter is one of the most experienced food system analysts in the United States. His work integrates market analysis, business development, systems thinking, and social concerns. Read the report >

Upcoming Events

Design and construct your own Rain Garden

Date: Monday, Feb 19
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Portage Lake District Library

Homeowners and gardeners! Stewards of the freshwater gem that is Lake Superior! Join Quincy Higgins Arney, landscape designer and Michigan Technological University's Master Gardener, as we discuss ways to use stormwater and runoff as a resource, improve local water quality, and beautify your residence. Learn the basics on how to design and construct Rain Gardens and other 'Green' Infrastructure on your property.

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2018 Green Film Series: Issues & Dialogue

Dates: January–May, 3rd Thursday of the month*
Time: 7–8:30pm
Place: G002 Hesterberg Hall, MTU Forestry Bldg.*
Cost: Free, $3 suggested donation

*except March 23

The 8th annual Green Film Series. Enjoy coffee, dessert and facilitated discussion. See the film and facilitators list here >


 
Renewable Energy Group — Monthly Meet Up

When: Last Wednesday of the Month
Time: 7:30pm
Place: SKRC (Suite 316), Jutila Center in Hancock

An informal monthly meet up of folks interested in and experienced with renewable energy systems for the UP.

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Green Tip

Through SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company’s Efficiency UNITED Program, customers are eligible for rebates and benefits to help save for a strong Michigan. Learn about programs, products and rebates available to you as a SEMCO customer, in addition to finding valuable resources and information. Whether you need help finding a contractor or need a rebate application. Learn more>

 

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NeighborGoods - Copper Country Group

Save money, live more sustainably and strengthen your local community by sharing goods and skills with your neighbors. Join the new Copper Country NeighborGoods Group. Website >

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