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Join the Michigan Learning Channel for a Week of Code

Students of all ages and skill levels are invited to join the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) for a Week of Code, starting December 6.

The MLC has compiled a list of resources for anyone to try their hand at coding and other computer science activities.

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Join DPTV and the Greater Detroit Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) to celebrate giving.

This year marks 30th anniversary of AFP’s National Philanthropy Day event honoring volunteers, philanthropists, and fundraisers.

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  • Spike Sustained: As COVID-19 policies relax, park attendance (mostly) remains strong
    on December 2, 2021

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many Great Lakes national parks experienced record visitation as people sought to experience the outdoors and participate in safe forms of recreation.  Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was one of those parks. According to unofficial data from the National Park Service, over 1.7 million people visited in 2020, the highest attendance on record.   Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Great Lakes for Sale: Veteran activist and author puts renewed spotlight on diverting Great Lakes water
    on December 1, 2021

    Tracking Michigan’s environmental issues has been a long, rewarding and at times arduous undertaking for Dave Dempsey.   He was an environment adviser to former Michigan Gov. James Blanchard in the 1980s and now provides policy advice to the Traverse City non-profit For Love of Water. In between were stops at the Michigan Environmental Council and the International Joint Commission. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • New lead testing method could reveal higher levels in water
    on November 30, 2021

    By Michael Phillis, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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