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Building Flood Resilience

At Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA), we’re well-known for our Schoolship, ROV Engineer and Explore, and Watershed Exploration programs. However, this past winter, we partnered with SEEDS Eco-Schools, an after-school...

Earth Week 2024

Throughout this week our Great Lakes Educator, Liam, will be taking us through some natural observations that you can go out and see in your local watershed. Our observations take...

What’s Not In The Job Description

During a recent job interview, I was asked to provide an example of a time I demonstrated flexibility or effectively navigated a rapidly changing situation. I shared my experience teaching...

Learning the ropes (or shall I say lines)

I wish those “What did you do over summer vacation?” first-of-term papers still existed. I could write a book, and I still wouldn’t cover everything. You might be thinking, geez,...

Spring Schoolship: A Season in Review

Spring is one of the most magical times of the year: The warming of the air, and, albeit much slower, the water; the blossoming of buds on trees; the emergence...

The Instructor is a Student, too

I arrived at Inland Seas two days late, three days after my college graduation, and about two and a half hours after waking up at 5:30 am to drive to...

The Experience of Retirement

Retirees have a well-established beachhead at Inland Seas.  The formerly-employed can be found in every type of voluntary role, from maintaining grounds, to teaching lessons, to helping around the office. ...

I Call it Joy

The three visitors arrived, seemingly out of nowhere.  They were swallows, I think, soaring on the wind and diving between our sails.  They would veer off the bow and then...

Contamination Cleanup in Boardman Lake pt. 2

What We Know This is a follow-up to my blog post, Contamination Cleanup in Boardman Lake, dated October 21, 2022, in which I outlined one of my remediation projects located...