The Restoring White Lake environmental history project unveiled its traveling display at a recent project at the White Lake Community Library. White Lake Community Library Seeks Information for Environmental History Project.
The White Lake Community Library’s yearlong environmental history project, begun in the fall of 2012, is well underway.
Its coordinators, library director, Shelley Williams, and Tanya Cabala, of Great Lakes Consulting, are upping the call for information from the community, such as historical documents, letters, and photos, to include in the project’s digital resource collection, housed at www.restoringwhitelake.com.
“The website is created and we have begun populating it with materials we received so far from community members, such as photos, historical postcards, news accounts, and oral history videos,” said Williams. “There is room for much more and we encourage local residents to look through their files and keepsakes to see if they would be valuable to include in the resource collection.”
In addition to the website, there is a regular blog that highlights various aspects of White Lake’s environmental history. There are also educational events, such as conservation-themed family activities. Environmental films will be shown at the Howmet Playhouse in the spring.
To contribute materials or to be interviewed for the project, contact Cabala at email@example.com or (231) 981-0016. For more information, see the project website at: www.restoringwhitelake.com.
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