Welcome to the first installment of The Nature of Things, a monthly discussion on environmental and conservation-related topics as seen from Huron Pines’ perspective. This column is shared with newspapers across Northeast Michigan to help build an understanding within the communities we work in hopes of engaging future partners and volunteers in shared conservation goals. … More What is stormwater?
Ribbon cutting and open house slated for Feb. 19 Huron Pines, an environmental nonprofit organization based in Gaylord, has made a second home in Alpena where it will continue directing its conservation focus toward communities along the Lake Huron coastline. A ribbon cutting with the Alpena Chamber of Commerce will be held at 1pm Feb. … More Huron Pines coastal office opens in Alpena
Environmental conservation nonprofit Huron Pines will increase their coastal presence by opening an Alpena office in early 2020. In addition to bringing job opportunities to the area, the new office will provide the community with more access to staff expertise, on-the-ground environmental support and educational programming. … More Huron Pines to Open New Alpena Office
“We’re so excited that volunteers have already pulled more than 3,500 pounds of invasive European frog-bit from Michigan’s waters through Huron Pines’ Frog-Bit Challenge,” explains Dylan Goodell, Huron Pines AmeriCorps member. “By hand-pulling frog-bit from shallow shoreline areas of rivers and lakes, these caring individuals are helping to keep our Great Lakes ecosystems healthy.” The … More FROG-BIT CHALLENGE CONTINUES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 22