Tag: Great Lakes

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.

New Ranking of Great Lakes Twitter Influencers Promotes Positive Dialogue
September 13, 2021September 15, 2021
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New Ranking of Great Lakes Twitter Influencers Promotes Positive Dialogue

Launch of the #GreatLakes Top 500 Launching September 13th, the #GreatLakes top 500 ranking of influencers on Twitter will be an online community resource and business network to help promote positive dialogue and increase stewardship engagement across the entire Great Lakes Basin and beyond. Sponsored by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation...

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...

Melissa Damaschke Named Vice President of Programs
February 16, 2021December 21, 2021
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Melissa Damaschke Named Vice President of Programs

Melissa Damaschke has been named the vice president of Programs for the Erb Family Foundation. She will also have the additional title of senior program officer, Great Lakes. Former VP of Programs, Jodee Raines, is taking on a new career adventure at a Detroit-based organization which will be announced soon. Melissa has been a program officer...