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Screenings at the Sanctuary: Great Lakes Now program to have ongoing showings at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Film Festival|Tags: , |

by Great Lakes Now Visitors to the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center will be able to view new episodes of Great Lakes Now under a new partnership [...]

5th Annual Student Film Competition at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

January 30th, 2020|Categories: Event, Film Festival|Tags: |

The annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival Student Film Competition (TBIFF) challenged students in grades 8-12 to create a five-minute or less film on the theme: #GreatLakesAre. [...]

Thunder Bay International Film Festival Kicks off Sanctuary’s 20th Anniversary

January 20th, 2020|Categories: Event|Tags: , , |

ALPENA, MICH --The Thunder Bay International Film Festival kicks off the 20th anniversary year celebrating the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary’s (TBNMS) federal designation. TBNMS was officially [...]

2019 MATE ROV Great Lakes Regional Competition

May 11th, 2019|Categories: Education, MATE ROV Competition|Tags: , , |

MEDIA ADVISORY MATE ROV Great Lakes Regional Competition helps students learn importance and application of underwater technology May 10, 2019 — MATE Great Lakes Regional ROV Competition [...]

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary to Offer Paid Internships in Partnership with Greening Youth Foundation and Office of Coast Survey

February 15th, 2019|Categories: Education, Internship|Tags: , |

ALPENA, MICH—The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) is one of only two national marine sanctuaries selected to partner with the Greening Youth Foundation and NOAA’s Office [...]

Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Student Film Competition at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival

January 31st, 2019|Categories: Film Festival|Tags: , , , |

Film Festival Lead Sponsor and Chemical Bank branch manager Laura Werda and assistant manager Jodi Sucharski present the 1st Place Student Film Award to Akia Rutherford [...]

The Show Will Go On! Thunder Bay International Film Festival Tickets on Sale Now

January 14th, 2019|Categories: Event, Film Festival|Tags: , , |

For the seventh year, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is bringing the world of cinema to northeast Michigan! From January 23 through 27, residents and travelers to northeast [...]

Congratulations to Winners of the 2018 Wooden Boat and Paddle Boat Raffle

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Boat Raffle|Tags: |

ALPENA, Mich.—Winners from near and far gathered at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Downtown Alpena to receive their raffle winnings. Jodene Compton of Presque Isle, [...]

Lappan Agency is Platinum Sponsorship of Thunder Bay Maritime Festival

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Maritime Festival|Tags: , , , |

Tom Lappan, President and Co-owner of the Lappan Agency, Inc., presented the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) a check for $4,000 as Platinum Sponsor [...]

Call for Candidates to Serve on Sanctuary Advisory Council

February 20th, 2018|Categories: Management, Sanctuary Advisory Council|Tags: , , |

Applications due by March 16, 2018 Are you interested in getting more involved in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary? Several seats are open on the Sanctuary [...]

Northeast Michigan Youth Advisory Council Grant

February 14th, 2018|Categories: Awarded Grants|Tags: , , , , |

Area Youth Enable Hundreds of Students to Participate in Film Festival An example of how youth in northeast Michigan team up to offer fellow students extraordinary opportunities [...]