YES! is excited to announce our partnership with University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment in a National Science Foundation Grant 2147839 where students not only learn and talk about the climate crisis, but are called into action through a mock United Nations summit. In this mock United Nations summit, students propose climate actions on behalf of eight diverse interest groups.
Students Learn About Ecosystems and Each Other During YES! Fall Summit
On a brisk early autumn day, September 28, 2022, in Spicer, MN, 120 middle and high school students gathered outdoors at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center (PWELC) to learn about pollinators, healthy soil, community-building, and tips for successful eco-action projects during the Youth Eco Solutions (YES!) Fall Summit. YES! teams that participated include Lac qui Parle Valley, MACCRAY,