Ambassador: Jack MacKenzie
- May 24, 2019
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Location : 55025
As executive Director of the MGCSA I provide support to the community through promoting the golf industry as a community's largest rain garden providing pollinator habitat, wildlife corridors, carbon sequestration, oxygen generation and a great destination for educational field trips. I also teach environmental Best Management Programs for my local watershed and the MPCA pertaining to a healthy watershed. The MGCSA is very interested in providing host sites for STEM education and golf courses encompass all aspects of dedicated program.
Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association
Field of Work
Agriculture, Botany & Plant Science, Biology, Ecology, Environment
Writing/Blogging, Working outdoors, Reading
Speaking, Demonstration/Show and tell, Hands-on Activities/Working with students, Assist teacher with planned classroom activity, Assist or present at after-school program
Other Visit Offers
On site field trips to area golf courses. Hopefully partnering with Watershed and Conservation Districts.
How I Use STEM in My Work, Agriculture, Natural Resources/Environmental Science
Other Topic Area(s)
Environmental protection, water resources, pollinator habitat
Ways I Can Help
Field Trip Hosting, Hands-on Curriculum/Activities For Students
Other Ways I Can Help
It is my intent to facilitate partnerships between schools and local golf courses to provide a "living" laboratory and field trip destination. The golf industry uses a tremendous amount of STEM theory each and every day.
Student Age Range
Elementary School, Middle School, High School
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