Category: Video

August 5, 2022August 5, 2022
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Webinar Recording: Technical Tools that Focus Ag Conservation for Clean Water Results

Having the right tools in the toolbox is necessary to address tough challenges like the toxic algal bloom in Lake Erie. Partnering with the Joyce Foundation, the Erb Family Foundation made a grant to Environmental Working Group to use geospatial tools to identify where phosphorus might be most concentrated in Michigan. Throughout the process, Environmental...

July 26, 2022August 4, 2022
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Addressing Detroit’s Asthma Burden Through Advocacy

According to SEMCOG, approximately 650-750 trucks travel residential roads in Southwest Detroit during a 12-hour period on a weekday. Watch this short video of Raquel Garcia, executive director of Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision and Angie Reyes, executive director of Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation explaining how diesel emissions from semi-trucks contribute to high asthma rates in...

May 5, 2022May 5, 2022
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Erb Institute Webinar: John Erb & Next Generation Sustainability Leaders

On April 14th, 2022, John Erb joined a panel of next generation sustainability leaders at the Frederick A. and Barbara M. Erb Institute. He talked about his parents’ legacy and their desire to train students in sustainability, and he challenged the students to work at a business and make sustainability changes from the inside. Watch...

September 15, 2021September 15, 2021
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What is a watershed?

Chair of the Erb Family Foundation, John Erb, shares what a watershed is and how the Great Lakes form a large watershed.

September 15, 2021September 15, 2021
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What’s at stake in our watershed?

What we do on the land eventually ends up in the Great Lakes. Chair of the Erb Family Foundation, John Erb, shares how our actions on land impact the freshwater rivers and lakes around us.

June 10, 2021December 21, 2021
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Collaboration and Connection for Youth Through Jazz Education

During 2020 JazzEd Detroit partners created new opportunities for digital instruction, collaboration, and connection for young musicians like William Hill, III. JazzEd Detroit is supported by the Erb Family Foundation. JazzEd Detroit partners include The Carr Center, Michigan State University Community Music School-Detroit, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Jazz Festival, and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.

June 1, 2021December 21, 2021
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Michigan Water School Advances Great Lakes Stewardship | Erb Family Foundation

Michigan Water School helps city and county staff and elected and appointed officials increase their knowledge about critical Great Lakes issues impacting local watersheds. Since 2017, over 500 leaders have attended the two-day in-person workshops or virtual convenings. Hear from participant Monique Owens, mayor of Eastpointe, Michigan on her experience in this one-minute video. Michigan Water School...