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green infrastructure - BIOMIMICRY - ECOSYSTEM SERVICES  

3 big ideas for place-based​, STEaM education


Creating new stories, ​together with Nature. An annual K-12 community collaboration between We Are The Forest, Ypsilanti Community Schools, Summer’s Knoll, and Eastern Michigan University's SEMIS Coalition.

  How Beaver's Can    Save The World!

            We Are The Forest i​s a place-based, experiential  learning platform.

   We inspire students to connect with Nature, while learning inter-disciplinary skills in environmental stewardship, science, technology, engineering, arts and math.  

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Students that participate in our programs learn the skills needed to evaluate, design and install new Green Infrastructure systems, anywhere on the planet. Developing a Nature-based "Lens" is key. The Green Jobs of the future are here!

We Are The Forest supports artists, musicians, dancers and cultural creatives from Michigan that weave forest stories into their work.

Ypsi-Arbor student 

Forest Project

Heralded as a “keystone species”, science and planetary solutions experts have begun to pay serious attention to the ingenuous methods of the mighty beaver.

our k-12  program