Media are welcome to cover one or both youth camps hosted by the NMU Seaborg Center through the end of the week. One allows high school students to experience first hand how scientists incorporate technology and field experiences to study the changing environment. The second, "The Other Michigan," introduces students to the wonders and complexities of the rural Upper Peninsula. For more information or detailed locations, call 227-2002.
Photo/video opportunities for the environmental sciences camp this afternoon include a downtown Marquette tour at 1 p.m. and a Marquette County landfill tour at 3. Tomorrow at 9, they will explore Sugarloaf/Wetmore/Harlow Lake and at 1 p.m. move to Echo Lake. On Friday, they will visit the Iron Industry Museum at 9 and local geology sites at 1.
"The Other Michigan" itinerary for today includes a Michigan Iron Industry mine tour at 10 a.m., Au Train River kayaking at 1 and an Anishinaabe language and bead-making workshop at 7. Thursday will be spent at Pictured Rocks and Friday will be divided between Fayette village and Kitchitikipi hot springs.