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

BREAKING NEWS for the Au Sable River!

BREAKING NEWS–Grayling, MI Huron Pines is ecstatic to report that the State of Michigan’s Natural Resource Trust Fund (MNRTF) Board has just approved $3.1 million in funding for the acquisition of 1,020 acres on the Upper Au Sable River. The project has received a large amount of community support from Crawford County, Frederic Township, the … More BREAKING NEWS for the Au Sable River!

CHARITY ISLAND PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT UPDATE

Beginning in 2013, the Charity Island Project is an excellent example of partner collaboration for the protection of natural areas and the development of place-based education programs. It is thrilling to see so many partners come together for such a unique place in Michigan, with each group bringing something special to the table and collaborating … More CHARITY ISLAND PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT UPDATE

LEARN ABOUT OAK WILT AND CHECK YOUR TREES NOW

Oak Wilt Education Phillip Kurzeja, oak wilt specialist for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, will give a presentation 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Alcona Conservation District field office, 320 S. State St., Harrisville. The presentation was scheduled after 19 trees were suspected of having the disease along Hubbard Lake power … More LEARN ABOUT OAK WILT AND CHECK YOUR TREES NOW

CENSUS RESULTS ARE IN FOR KIRTLAND’S WARBLERS IN THE U.P.

A Record Count of Kirtland’s Warbler in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan Reported by the US Forest Service This year was the 23rd consecutive year of searching young jack pine in the Upper Peninsula for the federally endangered Kirtland’s Warbler. In June, census participants counted 53 singing males, in 7 counties, across federal, state, county … More CENSUS RESULTS ARE IN FOR KIRTLAND’S WARBLERS IN THE U.P.

COMMUNITY GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP TO TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 1

Huron Pines offering grants for groups in Rifle River watershed By Tim Barnum | news@arenacindependent.com 989-387-9140 Posted 10/14/16 ARENAC COUNTY — Organizations that promote conservation or economic development in Ogemaw and Arenac counties can apply for grants from Huron Pines to help with a specific project within the Rifle River watershed. Huron Pines Community Program … More COMMUNITY GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP TO TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 1