A Conversation About Climate and Conservation In this video produced by Joe VanderMeulen for NatureChange, Phil Ellis, Executive Director of the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, moderates as two of Northern Michigan’s most respected and experienced environmental leaders discuss the challenges and choices facing our region. FLOW’s own Jim Olson and Dr. Dave Mahan, former Associate Director of… Read more »
Video: Summertime Soiree, 2013
The Wayne State Engineering Building auditorium was full for Maude Barlow’s presentation on Great Lakes and Water Privatization issues. Artist Will See opened the evening bringing a poetic voice to describe the situation of water issues in Detroit. FLOW Founder Jim Olson discussed the public trust as the legal basis for preventing the privatization of… Read more »
FLOW Staff with Dr. Mike Vickery and the students from his Environmental Communications class at Alma College. The students were hard at work brainstorming new ideas and communications tactics for FLOW’s public trust education. FLOW had to opportunity to give a public presentation at Alma an had a great discussion on Water, Public Trust, and… Read more »
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Want more? Here are the transcripts of the clips from the February 5 Enbridge meeting with Mackinac County officials and the public regarding the expansion of the Line 5 oil pipeline that is, in part, submerged underwater at the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes. (RUSH TRANSCRIPT AND STATEMENTS SIC) 1. Enbridge says 5,500… Read more »
Up Front Friday: A conversation focused on local events in the Grand Traverse region. Hosted and produced by Amy Reynolds of Horizon Books in Traverse City, MI. Featuring FLOW Executive Director Liz Kirkwood.
Many thanks to Susan McQuaid, producer, and the Up North Media Center.
Produced by PictoMoto
Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director of For Love of Water (FLOW), discusses the mission of FLOW to advance the public trust doctrine: the basic fundamental notion that public resources, such as water, belong to and are shared by the public. Press play to listen: Click here to check out this and other “Watershed Moment” segments from… Read more »