EGLE Classroom headed to U.P. State Fair August 15 to 21

EGLE Classroom is hitting the road and will be at the Upper Peninsula State Fair from August 15 to 21 in Escanaba for the first time.

EGLE Classroom staff will be on site in the Ruth Butler Exhibition Building during fair hours and will have materials available on various EGLE programs and resources available for educators and families, including:

  • EGLE's Environmental Education Lending Station
  • Recycling
  • Radon
  • Composting
  • Energy Saving

EGLE staffer Chrissie Pearce at EGLE exhibit at the Upper Peninsula State Fair in 2019. EGLE Classroom will visit the U.P. State Fair for the first time in 2022.

EGLE staffer Chrissie Pearce at EGLE exhibit at the Upper Peninsula State Fair in 2019. EGLE Classroom will visit the fair for the first time in 2022.

“We look forward to sharing the work the EGLE does every day to protect our environment and public health, and we’re excited to make our hands-on educational materials available to families and educators across the Upper Peninsula,” said Eileen Boekestein, EGLE’s environmental education coordinator. “Please come visit us to try out activities from our EGLE Lending Station and to learn about Michigan’s environment.”

Last year a record number of people attended the fair. Tickets are available online and onsite.

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