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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 that includes:

day   date   start and end time   name of event   location (with address)  event sponsor  fee/donation   short comment   

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  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 05:30 PM · $10.00 USD

    2019 Environmentalist of the Year

    This Year's Keynote Speaker: Frank Ettawageshik

    Our 31st Annual Environmentalist of the Year Awards & Celebration on April 26 is the premier environmental celebration in northern Michigan.

    This year's guest speaker will be Frank Ettawageshik, Executive Director of the United Tribes of Michigan. He is a traditional storyteller and potter, believing that native people need to be rooted in their traditions in order to be prepared for the future.

    Once again, the NMC Native American Group is co-hosting the event!

    Music will be provided by Brotha James & Friends as part of the program.

    Doors open at 5:30 PM for check-in. Enjoy drinks and local hors d’oeuvres by Taproot in the Dennos Museum atrium. The program starts at 7:00 PM in the Milliken Auditorium.

    Early-Bird Online Ticket Sales Now Open!

    Online ticket sales will close on April 24. Tickets at the door will be $30.

    $25 General Admission
    $10 Student Admission


  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 06:00 PM through May 24, 2019
    Hagerty Center in Traverse City, MI

    Michigan Clean Energy Conference

    Organized by Groundwork Center. Discount for early registration. For more info:


    Please register here for our records, but you must also register at the link if you want to attend.

  • Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM through October 13, 2019
    Grand Traverse Commons

    Groundwork's Harvest at the Commons

    Save the Date. Time to be decided.

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