St. Louis River Area of Concern
The following resources operate in western Lake Superior to conduct environmental education and programming in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. For more details about resources and opportunities to get students involved, contact the program director of interest.
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve offers resources and education opportunities for students for K-12 students and supports teachers through professional development programs in coastal and estuary education. They also provide public education events in their "living classrooms" at the Reserve. Contact Deanna Erickson, Education Coordinator, for more information.
Rivers2Lake is a foundational teacher professional development program of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve. The program integrates the Lake Superior watershed into education as a foundation for engaging place-based learning, Great Lakes literacy, stewardship, and watershed restoration using year-round mentoring. The free curriculum is available on the Rivers2Lake website.
Minnesota Sea Grant works with educators to develop place-based curricula and conducts workshops to target particular issues and interests. The Minnesota Sea Grant program offers traveling education tools, invasive species control projects for classrooms, classroom games, science writing activities, and more! Contact Marte Kitson for information and ways to get started.
This page is currently under development. If your organization would like to be highlighted as an education resource in Minnesota, please contact Caitie Nigrelli.