Here is a helpful resource for teachers and students provided by the University of Minnesota SE Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (Experiment in Rural Cooperation).
The ERC Collection is a unique gathering of books, videos & reports supporting rural development & sustainability.
Materials are housed at the SELCO/SELS offices in Rochester.
Using a Minnesota public library card, you can easily request items through the SELCO online catalog or MnLINK at libraries and school media centers, and they may be sent to your local library for pick-up.
The Experiment in Rural Cooperation (ERC) collection is a unique gathering of materials supporting rural development. ERC -The University of Minnesota Southeast Regional Sustainable Development Partnership - works with residents in southeastern Minnesota to create and sustain healthy ecosystems, strong local economies and vibrant, self-reliant communities. ERC is committed to building partnerships that connect the residents of southeastern Minnesota to local assets and the research and educational resources of the University of Minnesota. The collection includes ERC project reports and books by Minnesota authors.
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Rochester MN 55904-4915