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 is improving and will much better than what Traverse City had. Public Hearing will probably be in October.

       Line 5 at the GT County Commission -- AGAIN!  Wednesday, August 21.     THANKS to the 57 speakers and hundreds of protesters at 7:30am. Despite strong appeals the vote was 4-3 to support the "Enbridge" Resolution.

       Lower Boardman River: Still want to give more input?             

       Give your opinion in the Survey here now!



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


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