Wildflowers of Michigan Nature Association (MNA) Sanctuaries

This is the Sierra Club SEMG program for Thursday, June 1, 2017. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm at the Elks Lodge, 2401 E. 4th St., Royal Oak, MI (at the corner of 4th St. & SB I-75 Service Drive, South of 11 Mile Rd.).

The purpose of the Michigan Nature Association is to acquire, protect and maintain natural areas that contain examples of Michigan endangered and threatened flora, fauna, and other components of the natural environment, including habitat for fish, wildlife and plants of the state of Michigan and to carry on a program of natural history study and conservation education. They started six decades ago as a small bird study group. Today, they have a statewide network of more than 170 nature sanctuaries across Michigan. Continue reading “Wildflowers of Michigan Nature Association (MNA) Sanctuaries”

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August Lakeshore Weekend Retreat

Join us August 25th-27th, 2017 as we celebrate Sierra Club Michigan Chapter’s 50th anniversary. Enjoy a fun filled weekend at one of Michigan’s most biodiverse and unique destinations, historic Camp Miniwanca (Facebook page).

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan just north of Muskegon and nestled among 360 wooded acres with a mile of private Lake Michigan shoreline, Camp Miniwanca lets you choose your own adventure -tent camping, rustic log cabins among the pines or rooms a few steps away from the beach. Spend time outdoors walking the beach, swimming, bird watching or hiking. Attend workshops to learn about conservation issues and ways you can take action to improve the world around you. Stop by the crafting house and build a bird house or polish a Petoskey stone. Continue reading “August Lakeshore Weekend Retreat”