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 38 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.

Environmentalist of the Year 2018

At the beginning of a Spring/Winter Storm, over 200 enthusiastic environmentalists gathered at Dennos Museum & Milliken Auditorium, to celebrate the efforts of the over 60 nominees. Read more here!

2018 is THE Year TO RETIRE LINE 5!

FLOW has just published an economic study led by MSU professor Robert B. Richardson, estimates an oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac could have an economic impact of more than $6 billion.   Read: Study completed for FLOW

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation provided $135,000 in grant funding to the National Wildlife Federation, has funded research exploring alternatives to Great Lakes oil pipeline

RALLY in Mackinaw City, May 29!  The Detroit Chamber's Mackinaw Policy Conference is on Mackinac Island,  where the Candidates for Governor will actually discuss Line 5 during the Conference.  Our signs & presence will alert participants again about Line 5. Sign up here to join us near Sheplar's docks for a two hour shift between 10am-4pm  

Things are popping' -- keep checking this page!


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