We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. -Aldo Leopold

NMEAC has been fighting for a clean and just environment in northern Michigan for more than 39 years. We are an all-volunteer organization that works on a myriad of issues including clean energy, fresh water, smart development, and other issues that preserve and protect northern Michigan as a place to thrive. Become a Member today!


So Much Happening NOW!   Watch the NMEAC Home Page for highlights!


      Book Corner!  Reviews by Ann Rogers -- currently 9 great books

           Kathleen Stocking's Gathering Light reviewed.  See it and The Overstory by Richard Powers recently added at Book Corner


       Trees - The new ordinance was approved by the Traverse City Commission, with many saying it is an improvement of what Traverse City had. 

       FishPass and the Lower Boardman - Still very much in discussion, though the Traverse City did sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).


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2020 Environmentalist of the Year Awards & Celebration will be April 24, 2020


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