YES! At the Minnesota State Fair on STEM Day – This Thursday, August 24, 2017

This upcoming Thursday, August 24, staff from the YES! program will be participating in STEM day at the Minnesota State Fair. YES! will have a booth set up with interactive activities to spread the word about how fun science and STEM is as well as to promote the YES! program. If you will be trekking through the fair on opening day, make sure to stop by Dan Patch Park and say hello! Try your hand at our recycling race, water pollution reversal, light... [Read More...]

2017 YES! Fall Summit “Say YES! to Living Green”

Plan to attend the YES!  Fall  Summit  scheduled as follows: “Say YES! to Living Green” Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. St. John’s University Campus Collegeville, MN  Click Here to View the Event Invitation      Read More →

New London-Spicer YES! Team Searching for Aquatic Invasive Species

The New London–Spicer YES! Team has been spending part of their summer searching local lakes and rivers for aquatic invasive species. Through the Kandiyohi County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force, 12 New London-Spicer YES! students were able to fund a summer project to help build up the new AquaHunter App. This smartphone and computer application was created by the task force for the general public. It allows anyone to be able to take a photo... [Read More...]

Royalton High School YES! Group Presents in Italy

Written and Submitted By:  Marty Bratsch, YES! Coach   A group of 12 students and their instructors traveled to Rome Italy to present to a group of citizens from Rome the projects they have worked with in the past several years. The group also wanted to learn some of Europe’s activities using alternative energies and their vision of dealing with environmental problems. The group’s mission was to meet with residents and share the idea of... [Read More...]

Buzzing With Excitement!

Submitted By Michelle Isaacson, Southern YES! Coordinator On Tuesday, June 6, 2017 the Sleepy Eye teams gathered along with city officials, media, and partners to celebrate the teams and receive the Spring Judging Awards. After light refreshments the teams got right to work. The local golf course has designated 2 areas that will become pollinator habitat and the teams worked hard digging holes and planting native plants in those areas. There is... [Read More...]

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