With our air, water, land, and climate threatened as never before, now is the time for those who desire a better future to work together.
This is our listing of educational, social, and political events related to the environment that are taking place in the Grand Traverse region. To have your event listed, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes:
day date start and end time name of event location (with address) event sponsor fee/donation short comment
The Women's March will take place from about 1-3pm beginning at Workshop Brewery.
Marchers can gather at the Workshop Brewery, 221 Garland Street and march through downtown Traverse City. This year’s message is “Change Comes in (Blue) Waves” Please wear blue if you choose and /or pull out those pink knit pussy hats that have served us so well. Participants will line Grandview Parkway for an hour or so and then head back to the Workshop Brewery for speakers, community networking and conversation. They will be accepting donations for Justice for Our Neighbors.
The event below will take place beforehand:
Sierra Club 2019 Award Ceremony
Environmentalist of the Year
Attorney General Dana Nessel
Environmental Journalism Award
Andy BalaskovitzTuesday, January 21 - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Robin Theater
1105 S. Washington Avenue, Lansing, MI 48910
Attorney General Dana Nessel is fighting hard to shut down Enbridge Line 5 across the Straits of Mackinac, to block Trump Administration rollbacks of environmental and public health protections, to protect rate payers and to protect Michigan voters' rights. Join us on Tuesday, January 21 when we will honor Attorney General Nessel with the Sierra Club Michigan Chapter's 2019 Environmentalist of the Year award.
Andy Balaskovitz reports on the complex and consequential issues around fossil fuels, energy and climate for the Midwest Energy News. Andy's reporting has elevated some of the most critical issues facing the Great Lakes state at a time when decisions are being made about the future of our region and the planet. Sierra Club is honoring Andy with the Environmental Journalism Award for 2019.
Suggested donations will support Sierra Club's legislative program:
Student, $10 | General Admission, $20 | Host, $50 | Champion, $100
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More info at smallfarmconference.org
Community forum on “The Future of Paddling Sports on the Boardman River”
Sponsored by the Brook Trout Coalition, Interlochen Public Radio and Traverse City Tourism
Location: McGuire Room at the Traverse Area District Library.
Panel members will include Steve Largent, Boardman River Program Director for the Grand Traverse Conservation District; Troy Daily, the owner of Paddle for Pints and Kayak, Bike and Brew; Lt. Joe Molnar, DNR commander of conservation officers in Traverse City; and Patrick Ertel of the DNR’s Natural Rivers Program.
The program will be moderated by Peter Payette, the executive director of Interlochen Public Radio.
The public is invited. Admission is free. We hope to see you there.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Groundwork 25th Birthday Party
FREE POTLUCK. Please bring dish to pass.
Historic Barns, Grand Traverse Commons
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Our 32nd Annual Environmentalist of the Year Awards & Celebration on April 24 is the premier environmental celebration in northern Michigan.
This year's guest speaker will be Brian Newland, the Tribal Chairman of the Bay Mills Chippewa and Ottawa Tribes.
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There will be music, food and a celebration of our past leaders and accomplishments
Free event, open to the public
Details and exact time to be decided