Our mission is -
(1) to convene and support a regional inter-institutional team of undergraduate faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines who will engage their students in collaborative environmental service-learning and community-based research at the undergraduate level
(2) to foster the development and implementation of undergraduate environmental-service learning and community-based research curricula and courses
(3) to provide venues for public environmental education by the region's undergraduates as well as enhance access to environmental careers for those undergraduates and
(4) to meet needs of the region's non-profit and government-sponsored environmental organizations addressing natural resource conservation and development issues associated with Lake Erie and its Northeast Ohio tributaries.