Successes, failures for major green energy ballot initiatives

Michigan and California both had ballot initiatives aimed at promoting green energy and green jobs, with voters in Michigan voting overwhelmingly against a renewable energy constitutional amendment… Full Story — website

Tiny Invasive Pest Wreaking Havoc on Blueberries

An invasive pest barely 1/16th of an inch long that first turned up in California in 2008 has caused millions of dollars in damage to Michigan’s blueberry crop. Full Story — website

The Science, Practice & Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems 2013

Restoring Native Ecosystems 2013

Don’t miss two great days of informative talks and workshops that will focus on Stewardship and Community Conservation.
Friday and Saturday – January 18 and 19, 2013

Michigan researchers to lead food security study

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Researchers with the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment are leading a five-year, $4 million study of disparities in access to healthy food across the state. Full Story — website

A dozen Michigan organizations receive specialty crop grants

This October in Michigan the federal government awarded grants to a dozen food and agriculture organizations for projects that include improving fruit production, promoting cleaner soil and studying crop pollination. Full Story — website

Hundreds of bird deaths sound alarm on problems in the Great Lakes

Volunteers and biologists walking the beaches of northwestern Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore the past few days have counted nearly 300 dead or dying loons and other fish-eating birds — all victims of botulism… Full Story — website

Invasive Mute Swans

Invasives: Mute Swans

Mute swans are an invasive, non-native species that pose a growing threat to native animals, habitat and people.

Sweat Bee

Michigan Pollinator Week

In conjunction with National Pollinator Week, Michigan recently adopted their own resolution to proclaim Michigan Pollinator Week.

Green Lethargy

submitted by: Vicki Dmitruk – Fourth Coast Soaps Happy New Year to Everyone reading today! I have been looking forward to discussion with like minded supporters on the topic of the greening of Michigan and was very happy to discover this network. So you might imagine my dismay to see that there has been no […]

Michigan GREEN energy kits

GREEN Energy Kits

Save energy by purchasing these green energy kits, offered by Michigan GREEN & the Superior Watershed Partnership.

Dell - Goodwill Reconnect

RECONNECT Michigan

Today’s Eco-Friends ♥ Dell Inc. and the Goodwill Association of Michigan have formed a partnership to provide recycling opportunities for unwanted computers and computer components. The goal of this program is to divert at least 3.3 million pounds of used computers and computer equipment from landfills over one year and to provide education on the […]

Consumers Energy’s green generation

green generation

Consumers Energy’s renewable energy program -reducing our dependency on traditional energy sources. Join green generation today.