WATCH Street Beat: Belle Isle, Nature, And The State Fair

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This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from 98.7 AMP Radio goes green to learn the latest about the changes taking place on Belle Isle from Belle Isle Conservancy Director Michele Hodges.

Street Beat: Belle IsleStreet Beat: Belle Isle

Then, David Howell, Chairman of Friends of the Detroit River, continues the nature talk by explaining his group’s connection to Belle Isle as well as what they are doing to protect the riverfront.

Street Beat: Detroit RiverStreet Beat: Detroit River

Next, teaching children about nature is the theme for Wildlife Nation.  Julia Liljegren, Regional Education Manager for the National Wildlife Federation, and Donna Kert, a Wildlife Nation founding team leader, explain how it works.

Street Beat: Wildlife NationStreet Beat: Wildlife Nation

Finally, we get an update on the new Michigan State Fair and the importance of agriculture to the state from Jackie Scramlin, Co-Director, Agriculture and Livestock Management, and Kent Roberts, Director of Urban Agriculture Scholarship programs.

Street Beat: Michigan State FairStreet Beat: Michigan State Fair

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