We Need Your Comments: DNR Proposal Opens 6k+ Miles of Northern Michigan Trails to ORV Use

There’s still time for you to make your voice heard.The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments until November 16, 2017 on recommendations to allow off-road vehicles access to thousands of miles of state forest roads across the northern Lower Peninsula. Huron Pines has real concerns about the long-term impact these decisions will have on … More We Need Your Comments: DNR Proposal Opens 6k+ Miles of Northern Michigan Trails to ORV Use

Huron Pines AmeriCorps: Celebrating a Decade of Service

The Huron Pines AmeriCorps program has been developing leaders in conservation since 2007. We’ve come a long way over the last decade, from 9 Huron Pines AmeriCorps members in our first year to 30 members at host sites across the state in 2017, and our efforts and growth have not gone unnoticed. In 2015, we … More Huron Pines AmeriCorps: Celebrating a Decade of Service

Invasive Species Education in the Field

On October 10,  6th graders from Tawas Area Schools spent the afternoon moving through six different hands-on stations to learn about the impact of invasive phragmites on the Great Lakes ecosystem. The event took place at St. Joseph Health System in Tawas City where a patch of phragmites has developed on hospital property. Huron Pines … More Invasive Species Education in the Field

Forever Duncan Bay

Duncan Bay is one of the most ecologically significant areas along the Lake Huron shoreline. While there are studies that document the diversity and rare species, it really hit home to me when we took the Huron Pines staff out to this coastal wetland last summer. To have our team of biologists, educators, and geographers … More Forever Duncan Bay

Recent AmeriCorps News

Over the weekend a story broke about the Corporation for National and Community Service (the federal agency that administers the AmeriCorps program) being targeted in the federal budget for elimination. Huron Pines AmeriCorps is part of this national program that places over 80,000 people in communities across the nation. For Huron Pines, that was very … More Recent AmeriCorps News