Local Economic Growth and Environmental Stewardship. January 7, 2008. The Needs of the Local Economy and its relationship to the Local environment have changed dramatically over time - although this may not be perceived by local residents. In the Past:
Local Economic Growth and Environmental Stewardship
January 7, 2008
The Needs of the Local Economy and its relationship to the Local environment have changed dramatically over time - although this may not be perceived by local residents
In the Past:
Since 1985 KEDA has worked to:
Transform the Keweenaw economy from one characterized by extraction by a few large companies to..
...an economy characterized by:
These jobs are filled by:
Companies also want to be here:
And, talented people want to be here:
That is, the relationship between our economic needs and our natural environment has now changed in a fundamental way!
The health of the Keweenaw economy is now dependent upon and interconnected to the health of our natural environment!
In order to grow jobs, we must be able to offer a great quality of life, including a cared-for natural environment in which to live and recreate.
The LSSI will help to instill appreciation for and stewardship of the Lake Superior Region. This will have a direct, positive impact on our ability to create a strong, sustainable economy