NIE 04/07/2014 – Size Wise Approach

Pollution even in a small stream or wetland can have disastrous consequences for people and wildlife. It can migrate into the interconnected network of wetlands, streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater and the ocean. This migration not only destroys habitat but it … more

NIE 04/01/2014 – Growing Pains

Natural shorelines with a canopy of native trees and undergrowth are the foundation of a healthy lake ecosystem. Unfortunately there are very few natural shorelines left in the Lake Erie coastal zone. Many of these areas, which drain directly into … more

NIE 03/25/2014 – Down the Drain – Mill Creek

Can we learn from our mistakes or are we doomed to repeat them? Our focus this week, the Mill Creek watershed, is a perfect example. This watershed, named for its main tributary, drains water from portions of Greene, Summit and … more

Newspapers In Education (NIE)

PA Sea Grant provides the content and teacher lesson plans for the Erie Times-News Tuesday "Reconnect with your environment" NIE page. Past pages and lesson plans can be found here.