Conservation and Environmental Issues

Links to Articles of Interest

The Drill, Baby Drill Crowd Wants Access to this Artic Reserve

EPA Wont Ban Chlorpyfifos Pesticide

83 Environmental Rollbacks with the Current Administration

The price of ‘progress’ in the Amazon

Canada Plans to Ban Single-Use Plastics, Joining Growing Global Movement

The World is Drowning in Plastic

Humans are accelerating species extinction at an unprecedented rate!!!!!

America has a recycling problem Here's how to solve it!

Nuclear Power Can Save the World

Your Public Lands Are Killing You

Recycling May be Coming to an End

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Sandhill Crane Hunting in Michigan - Update

They are at it again!

Senate Resolution 30, introduced by Sen. Dale Zorn (Republican) on April 9, 2019, and House Resolution 61, introduced by Rep. James Lower (Republican) on April 10, 2019, encourage the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to add Sandhill Cranes to the game species list and seeks U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approval to establish a hunting season for these birds. Click here for details.

Additional Information on Songbird Protection in Michigan

Read the following excerpts from Julie Baker, Director of the Michigan Songbird Protection Coalition


To protect and promote Nature and the Environment, with emphasis on birds. Our primary focus is local, with hands-on involvement in local places, projects and issues. For areas farther away, our efforts may be limited to letter writing. We seek to stay abreast of issues and inform the general membership on current conservation issues of importance, from local to worldwide.


The views and opinions expressed on this page do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the officers and members of the Grand Rapids Audubon Club. We only provide this information to the public for its consideration.