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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   

Thank you

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    The Winery in Glen Arbor, MI

    Update on MI Climate Action Network

    Featured Speakers:
    Bob Sutherland, President of Cherry Republic
    Kate Madigan, Director of the Michigan Climate Action Network

    Appetizers, wine, and beer will be served.

    Please RSVP by October 10 on our event page, by email at, or call 231-633-5353.

    Free and open to the public.

  • Monday, October 21, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    1,2,3 SpeakEasy in Traverse City, MI

    Fundraiser for Oil and Water Don't Mix

    A Cocktail Party and Fundraiser Event

    to shut down the Line 5 Oil Pipeline


    limited to 120 people 

    OWDM is  holding a special event in Traverse City on Monday, October 21 at the

    123 Speakeasy in TC –$50/person

    Come to The Final Quarter event. We'll gather at the fabulous 123 Speakeasy in downtown Traverse City for wonderful food and drink, conversation, the very latest information on the status of the campaign to decommission Line 5 and prevent an oil tunnel from being constructed, and a chance to celebrate the campaign that you helped create.

    Each ticket includes a complimentary 123 Speakeasy beverage, delicious and hearty appetizers, and a cash bar of libations made with organic, seasonal, and local ingredients.

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Hagerty Center in Traverse City, MI

    Showing of the Documentary Film Artifishal

    Hosted by the Brook Trout Coalition

    Open to the public

    Tickets through Eventbite

    This film is particularly relevant because of the possible development

    of a Fish Passage on the lower Boardman River

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 1 rsvp
    Traverse Area District Library in Traverse City, MI

    Peter Sinclair Update on Climate Change

    Videographer, founder of the website Climate Crocks, and leading expert on climate change will update us on the most recent developments in our understanding of what is happening with the climate around the globe.

    Free and open to the public

    Sponsored by Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council



  • Friday, October 25, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Hagerty Center in Traverse City, MI

    12th Annual Freshwater Summit

  • Wednesday, November 06, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Hagerty Center in Traverse City, MI

    Michigan Septic Summit


    $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Buffet lunch is included in the cost of admission.

    Registration opens at 9:30 am. Program to start at 10 am.

    Questions? Contact FLOW at 231.944.1568 or

    To register and for more details, click here.

  • Friday, April 24, 2020 at 05:30 PM

    Enivonmentalist of the Year 2020

    Save the date:

    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. 


    details will follow:


  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Workshop Brewery in Traverse City, MI

    NMEAC's 40th Anniversary Celebration

    Save the date

    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






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