Michigan Artist Shares a Portion of February Sales to Support Huron Pines

In 2019, Sarah Tule found a new way for her art to support the natural resources that inspire her. Tule came to this decision, which she calls Art for Conservation, because she wanted a new way to use her art to give back. Each month 25% of the proceeds from the purchase of her artwork … More Michigan Artist Shares a Portion of February Sales to Support Huron Pines

Options and Opportunities for Michigan’s Small Dams

Small dams are found on private and public lands throughout Michigan. Though some still serve a useful purpose, many were installed decades ago and may be in disrepair and at risk of failing. Heavy rains or extreme weather, can lead to complete blow out. Removing obsolete dams can eliminate a liability for landowners and enhance our rivers and streams for people and wildlife. … More Options and Opportunities for Michigan’s Small Dams

In Support of Removing the Kirtland’s Warbler from the Endangered Species List

We have been a proud partner in conservation efforts for the Kirtland’s Warbler since 2012. Our role has been to lead development of new partnerships and programs that build a strong constituency of support for the species – an element needed to solidify the transition of the species from recovery to long-term conservation. Huron Pines fully supports the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed delisting of the Kirtland’s Warbler from the Endangered Species List. … More In Support of Removing the Kirtland’s Warbler from the Endangered Species List

Huron Pines and the City of Harrisville Working Together to Eradicate Japanese Knotweed

Huron Pines, is helping the City of Harrisville remove an invasive plant that can wreak havoc on building foundations and underground utilities like sewer and water lines. Japanese knotweed grows aggressively and gets even bigger when mowed, plowed or cut. The only way to treat it is with herbicide application, which is precisely what the Huron Pines field crew has been contracted by the City of Harrisville to do this summer. … More Huron Pines and the City of Harrisville Working Together to Eradicate Japanese Knotweed

Au Gres-Sims Students Conduct Research on Threatened Pitcher’s Thistle

Earlier this month, Au Gres-Sims students took their semi-annual trip to Big Charity Island, part of Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge (MINWR). The trip allows students to engage in hands-on field research—monitoring and collecting data on invasive and threatened plant species on the island. … More Au Gres-Sims Students Conduct Research on Threatened Pitcher’s Thistle