Community Conversation on Line 5 – West Michigan Environmental Action Council

Line 5 is a 645-mile oil pipeline that transports 22 million gallons of crude oil and natural gas liquids every day from western Canada to Eastern Canada through the Great Lakes. However, this pipeline is currently in a state of significant deterioration, posing a catastrophic risk to the precious freshwater resource that is the Great…

WMEAC – Environmental Book Club

The WMEAC Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm. We will continue to meet virtually over Zoom, and the link is sent out before the meeting and not posted publicly. The book club sponsored by Books & Mortar independent bookstore, which offers 10% discount on book club titles when you purchase…

WMEAC Adopt-a-stream spring 2024 sampling workshop at Ken-o-sha Park

Are you interested in learning about the hidden world of our streams and freshwater insects? Well what are you “wading” for? Join WMEAC’s Stream Keepers today! We host a network of volunteers who record information on streamside habitats, physical characteristics and the aquatic macroinvertebrate populations living in our local waterways. Aquatic “macros” play a very important role in our…

Exploring Engineering and STEM: Environmental Engineering

Herrick Library North Brach 155 Riley Street Holland MI 49424

Description For kids 8-14 Explore engineering at the library! Learn from environmental engineering professionals, then learn how to build your own water filter! Learn more.

WMEAC Adopt-a-stream spring 2024 sampling workshop at Wedgwood Park

Are you interested in learning about the hidden world of our streams and freshwater insects? Well what are you “wading” for? Join WMEAC’s Stream Keepers today! We host a network of volunteers who record information on streamside habitats, physical characteristics and the aquatic macroinvertebrate populations living in our local waterways. Aquatic “macros” play a very important role in our…

Women in Green Luncheon, USGBC Detroit Region

WPP Detroit 243 W Congress St Detroit, MI 48226

USGBC Detroit Region Women in Green: Fresh Perspectives A fresh perspective involves reimagining familiar situations with a renewed approach. It’s an infusion of new ideas, innovations or even technologies. In 2024, USGBC’s Women in Green's Fresh Perspective delves into how we would address the challenges female professionals face if they were encountering them for the…

Building Transformation Forum, USGBC Detroit Region

WPP Detroit 243 W Congress St Detroit, MI 48226

USGBC Detroit Region Building Transformation Forum: Equity in the Built Environment USGBC Detroit Region is thrilled to launch our Building Transformation Forums—new engagement opportunities for our community to transform the building industry and address pressing climate issues. Taking place on Wednesday, April 17, at WPP Detroit, our first Forum will include a Thought Leadership Panel exploring…

Put Our Food to Work, Not Waste | Sustainability in The Food Industry

Calvin University, 3201 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, United States

Put Our Food to Work, Not Waste | Sustainability in The Food Industry is happening on Thursday,April 18,2024 at 08:00AM at Calvin University. To access further details about this event, Click on the provided website link. Moreover, if you're interested in exploring similar Lifestyle events like this in and around GRAND RAPIDS you can download the UNATION app or visit…

WMEAC Green Drinks

Every month people who work in the environmental field meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. We have a lively mixture of people from NGOs, academia, government and business. Come along and you’ll be made welcome. Just say, “are you green?” and we will look after you and introduce you to whoever is…

GVSU Sustainable Agriculture Project – place-based sculpture exhibit

The Sustainable Agriculture Project is a physical place, and a scientific station, where students can go to research plants, the environment, human-environmental interaction, systems thinking, and community. It is also a laboratory in that it is a space where students can get their hands dirty while learning quantitative and critical thinking skills relating to soil, water, plant life,…

GVSU Sustainable Agriculture Project – volunteering and more

The Sustainable Agriculture Project is a physical place, and a scientific station, where students can go to research plants, the environment, human-environmental interaction, systems thinking, and community. It is also a laboratory in that it is a space where students can get their hands dirty while learning quantitative and critical thinking skills relating to soil, water, plant life,…

Annual IMPACT Conference, USGBC Detroit Region

Saint Paul RiverCentre 175 Kellogg Blvd W Saint Paul, MN 55102

April 30, 2024 – May 1, 2024 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Where the Midwest green building community unites The annual IMPACT Conference is the leading event for sustainable development in the Midwest. Drawing hundreds of building professionals, the conference convenes our industry to transform the market and address pressing issues. IMPACT 2024 will focus on solutions…