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Green Film Series Feb 16 – “Just Eat It”

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This month’s showing for the 2017 Green Film Series is “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story,” to be shown on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building’s Hesterberg Hall. Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste at the farm, at the grocery store, and all the way to the back of their own fridge. Continue reading →

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“The Last King” – The Birkebeiner Story

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The local Sons of Norway chapter will screen “The Last King,” the story of the Birkebeiners who saved the infant king on skis, on Thursday, January 26 at 6:30 pm. Social time starts at 6:30 (bring a snack to share if you can) and the movie starts at 7 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on US-41 in Chassell. No charge, but donations are accepted.

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Green Film Series Kicks Off January 19

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The Green Film Series will kick off its 2017 season on Thursday, January 19, 2017, with two films: “After Coal” (60 min) and “Half Life” (12 minutes). The series is held in room G002 of Hesterberg Hall in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building, starting at 7 pm. Coffee, dessert, and facilitated discussion will follow the screening. The event is free with a $3 suggested donation. The series is sponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center, Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and Keweenaw Land Trust.
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Swedetown Winter Trails Day is Sunday, January 15

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Winter Trails Day is a national celebration with over 100 events throughout country. As part of our 2017 event, Swedetown is celebrating (and showing off!) the new Prinoth Husky trail groomer. It’s nine feet tall with a 228 horsepower Mercedes Benz engine and a big wide high speed tiller with dumbo ears. Who doesn’t love big machines?
 
Free skiing and snowshoeing offered all day, normal day pass rate of $10 is not charged on Winter Trails Day. If you have a membership at other local trails, this will be a great time to visit Swedetown and try all the great trails. Swedetown Trails Club members will be on hand to suggest trails to explore.

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