Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

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LUSH Cosmetics Donates $5K to Michigan Animal Sanctuary SASHA Farm


Well, between submissions via comments on the original article, on Read More The post LUSH Cosmetics Donates $5K to Michigan Animal Sanctuary SASHA Farm appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Michigan Nonprofit Now Rescues Birds, Too


Sophia DiPietro’s Battle Creek, Michigan-based Read More The post Michigan Nonprofit Now Rescues Birds, Too appeared first on Ecorazzi. Sometimes birds of a feather don’t always flock together.

NW Michigan: greening up Grand Traverse Resort

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Before Hemingway became obsessed with bullfighting, big-game hunting and deep-sea fishing, Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay region inspired his youthful imagination. T hings have gotten better for some Native Americans in northwestern Michigan. | Traverse City Eco |.

Michigan Small Farm Found In Contempt Of Court, Forced To Remove Livestock

Green (Living) Review

The owners of a small rural farm located within Williamston Township, Michigan were found in contempt of court by Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina this week, because they did not remove livestock from their property.

Say, What? Michigan Legislators Insist that Burning Tires is 'Clean, Renewable Energy'

Green (Living) Review

Michigan politicians make a mockery of environmental standards. The Michigan state legislature is playing loose with its environmental definitions, passing a bill on Thursday that qualifies the burning of solid waste as "renewable energy."

Poor Safety Procedures at Michigan Oil Spill


Canadian pipeline company Enbridge is in the hot seat for an oil spill from a ruptured line in southern Michigan. Crews in Marshall, Mich.,

Michigan lawmaker wants to call burning tires “renewable energy”

Green (Living) Review

A Michigan house representative is trying to re-define renewable energy, with a bill that would make burning tires and other industrial solid waste count towards the state’s mandate of generating 10 percent of its energy from renewables.

Farm-to-fork Michigan: Mind, Body & Spirits

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Farm-to-fork Michigan: Mind, Body & Spirits 2 September 10 · 0 comments | Green And Organic | E d Begley, Jr.

Indie green hotels band together to offer sustainable options for frequent travelers

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Dearborn Detroit Michigan North America The Americas United States Adoba Hotel Dearborn/Detroit Atmosphere Hospitality Management Green Travel News Reuters Stash How can frequent travelers earn free stays and other perks at cool green hotels that aren''t part of big chains?

More oil and chemical spills in both Michigan and Louisiana

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April 1 was no joke in Lansing, Michigan, when equipment at a power plant malfunctioned and caused 300 gallons of oil to leak into the Grand River. Business & Politics Arkansas Exxon Louisiana Mayflower Michigan oil spill tar sands USA

Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is Finally Preserved as Wilderness. ~ Brenna Fischer

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Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) bill designated wilderness environment Good Morning America law Most Beautiful Place in America nature Northern Michigan Obama outdoors preservation recreation Sleeping Bear Dunes

Michigan Governor Approves ‘Bear Cub Petting Zoo’ Bill


Animal activists express concern over Michigan's newly approved 'bear cub petting zoo' bill that will allow people to interact with live bear cubs. Read More The post Michigan Governor Approves ‘Bear Cub Petting Zoo’ Bill appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News rick snyder

Reefs Like Zombies?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Coral reefs, parrotfish, climate change, Michigan tourists, and, well, zombies -- the kind of surreal conversation that could probably only happen in a place like Key West.

MSU Offering Class on How to Survive the Zombie Pandemic


Michigan State University is preparing students with a class on how to survive a zombie outbreak (and other crisis situations). Read More. News Top News Video

Michigan County Embraces Giant Wind Farms


Wind turbines in Michigan/Credit: eXtension Ag Energy. While many communities are imposing moratoria on commercial wind farms, one mid-Michigan county is putting out the welcome mat to not one but potentially three major wind developments.

Invasive Species Concerns Run High For Lake Michigan And Mississippi River

Eco Friendly Daily

Such situations are now occurring in the Mississippi River, Chicago River and Lake Michigan in the United States. However, the fish have since proliferated greatly and have become a great threat to the waters of the Mississippi River and potentially soon Lake Michigan.

The Benefits of Trees. ~ Katie Dubow

Elephant Journal

EAB has been spotted in Michigan, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Ontario, Quebec and most recently, Colorado.

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Michigan Hospital Grows its Own Organic Produce On The Roof


Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in Michigan has launched an organic greenhouse and uses the resultant crops in patients’ meals.

Birdless Pain at Ross Coastal Plain

10,000 Birds

To anyone considering spending time on the serene summer shores of Lake Michigan, I applaud your discerning taste. The summer doldrums are in full effect right now in southern Michigan. Summer in Michigan feels a lot like summer in New York. Trips Michigan summer

No Cute Title, Just an Owl Swimming

10,000 Birds

He spotted something swimming in Lake Michigan, but it wasn’t a gull or winter duck. Spitzer doesn’t have a monopoly of crazy owl-attack captures along Lake Michigan’s Chicago shore. News Bird Behavior Chicago Great Horned Owl Lake Michigan Peregrine Falcon swimming I have backlogs of bird news to wade through for you, but couldn’t help singling out this spectacular story. There’s nothing earth-shatteringly newsy here, just a rarely seen behavior that was caught on camera.

Man in Hummer Squishes Ducklings

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In perhaps the ultimate expression of everything that is wrong with American culture, a 19-year-old man in a Humvee intentionally ran over ducklings in a McDonald’s parking lot in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dillon Pearce faces up to four years in prison after being charged with a felony. My money is on him getting off with community service. Asides

Dog Abandoned Behind Walmart Chews Off Own Paw to Escape


A two-year-old dog was left chained behind a Walmart in Michigan on Sunday, and later chewed off her own paw to escape the bitter cold. Courtney, a mixed breed pooch, Read More The post Dog Abandoned Behind Walmart Chews Off Own Paw to Escape appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News

Janet Jackson Fan Outraged Over Fur Line, Auctioning Off Memorabilia for PETA


According to the Toronto Sun, Sean Oltersdorf from Michigan will auction all of the items he has [.]. A former Janet Jackson mega-fan is not too happy with the singer anymore. Her decision to design and launch a fashion line filled with animal fur clothing has led him to auction off all of his Janet memorabilia. Animals Causes Entertainment Fashion Lifestyle Music janet jackson

Obama Declares 2 New Marine Sanctuaries for United States: the First in 15-Years.

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How to “Make” our own Water & Enjoy Peace of Mind.

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Health & Wellness drinking filtered water Flint Michigan fluoride leaching from the body lead minerals plastic bottles purified water waterDistilled water and reverse osmosis treated water will remove pretty much everything from water guaranteed, but there’s a catch. Purifying water doesn’t create healthy water. In order for water to be healthy, it needs.

Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open

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Barely more then a block from Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s artsy Near North neighborhood, the Ivy Hotel was once an office building. Now it's the city's newest boutique hotel, and eco-chic too Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Chicago Hotels Illinois North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Green Travel News Ivy Hotel Midwest Reuters

Not a Happy Camper.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Funny Z ADMIN Family Featured Today camping family Lake Michigan nature she rode away, no doubt to tell her family about the woman exposing herself in the woods.

Store Receipt Leads Investigators to Elk Poacher


Michigan investigators have found the man who illegally poached an elk last year with the help of an unusual piece of evidence: a receipt. According to the Department of Natural Read More The post Store Receipt Leads Investigators to Elk Poacher appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Beach Day. {Poem}

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The beauty of Lake Michigan is immense. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green a day out beach fun lake Lake Michigan Lighthouse nature poem sunny day sunshineCar parked on hot gooey asphalt. As we step out, the sun beats down in musical rays. Once the concrete meets the sand we release our feet from the chains of our shoes. Look ahead! Wild as children the waves twirl and somersault to create cotton white foam. […].

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, March 27

Conservancy Talk

Michigan’s governor just approved a bear cub petting zoo bill. We’ve got quite the spread of green news for you this morning. Let’s get started. Check out these 8 interesting uses for drones , including many that help protect the environment. ( MNN ). This chilly spring we’ve been experiencing? Melting Arctic sea ice may be to blame. Mongabay ). Huffington Post ). Want to save African lions ? New research says, “time to fence them in.”

Gar of Thrones: Winter is Coming

Nature Conservancy - Science

Adult Peripheral population (Great Lakes Basin) Spotted Gar from Michigan. Adult peripheral population (Great Lakes Basin) Spotted Gars collected for analysis and broodstock from a Michigan inland lake. Winter is Coming.

Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

A 2005 study from the University of Michigan found that older married adults showed greater health benefits from providing social support than from receiving it. Get Involved in Your Community. Earth Day isn’t just about the things we can do for our environment – it’s also about getting involved in your community to teach others the importance of being eco-friendly. So Greenhome wants you to help everyone in your community feel the benefits of living green. Did you know?

Privacy Gone: These States allow video cameras in Dressing Rooms (who knew!?)

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” The good guys: These states don’t allow security cameras in dressing rooms: > South Dakota > New Hampshire > Michigan > Maine > Minnesota > Utah > Kansas > Delaware > Hawaii > Georgia > California > Arkansas > Alabama The […].

Obama Announces the First New Marine Sanctuaries in 15 Years


This week at the second annual Our Ocean conference, President Obama announced plans to create two marine sanctuaries in Maryland’s Potomac River and Lake Michigan.

A Meditation on Summer: 2 Stories About Water. ~ Shelli Jankowski-Smith

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Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis

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They are also found in the mountainous interior west as far south as Arizona and New Mexico, as well as in the far northern reaches of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, and New England. How anyone can possibly resist a bird that has been called Whiskey Jack is beyond my comprehension.

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How Do Birds Stay Warm on a Cold Winter’s Night?

Nature Conservancy - Science

A study in Michigan found that bird feeding may even be supporting their northward expansion. Winter is a challenging time for backyard birds such as cardinals, woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees, titmice and wrens.

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History Of Energy Gardens

Green Living Ideas

Alternative Energy Energy Efficiency Home Energy Usage Colorado distributed energy DOE GTM Research Harvard History Of Energy Gardens Massahusetts Michigan Minnesota NREL Solar Design Associates SolarizeBefore I begin writing about energy gardens, it is incredibly helpful to understand what they are, what they aren’t, and their level of independence from whatever energy utility serves the vicinity.

Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Urban farming, whether found in large urban cities like Chicago , or in a Palestinian refugee camp near Bethlehem , is rapidly becoming a worldwide movement.