MidMEAC is proud to partner with the Ingham County Drain Commissioner on the Montgomery Drain retrofit.  The Council will focus on community outreach and education related to flood prevention and clean water. Click for video preview of the project.

Preview the Montgomery Drain

MidMEAC’s Dave Dempsey Distinguished Service Award was bestowed on long-time environmental activist Anne Woiwode. Ms. Woiwode has devoted nearly four decades of her personal and professional life to environmental advocacy and preservation. Among her accomplishments, Anne helped lead a ten-year battle to protect 90,000 acres of old growth forest, lakes […]

MidMEAC Honors Sierra Club’s Anne Woiwode

Michigan’s 11,000 inland lakes are incredibly diverse and vary in depth, productivity, thermal stratification, oxygen, alkalinity, shoreline armoring, docks, woody habitat, housing density and other characteristics. MDNR has developed an online interactive map to help those interested in learning more about lake habitats. Find it here.

MDNR Inland Lake Habitat Map

Friday, November 4th at 12:00 pm. Join us in MEC’s Conference Room at 602 W. Ionia St, Lansing, MI 48933. Featured Speaker: Marie Donigan, former State Representative. highway-constructionDonigan served three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives where she focused on the development of good transportation policy. She formed and […]

Land Use Lecture Nov 4: Marie Donigan Talks Transportation

Mid-MEAC is partnering with MSU, Meridian Township, local businesses and neighbors to create a low-maintenance rain garden in the roundabout at the intersection of Burcham and Park Lake Road. The voice of one person catalyzed this project and momentum is growing. Join us in supporting this water quality protection project. […]

Volunteer: Hidden River Rain Garden

Don’t miss the next Land Use Lunch on Friday, May 6, 2016, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Our speaker will be Ingham County Drain Commissioner Patrick E. Lindemann. We will hear about the plan to create a miraculous water-cleaning park and building complex on and near the Montgomery Drain, […]

Land Use Lunch May 6

Valerie Marvin, president of the Historical Society of Greater Lansing, will speak on the history of the Capitol, and its gardens.  She will also talk about the different locations of the Capitol over the years.  This land use lunch is a result of recommendations by several regulars, who have heard […]

April Land Use Lunch: Capitol Grounds

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At this Friday’s Land Use, Dr. Walter Pett, of MSU Extension, will give an overview of a honey bee colony and talk about some of the issues currently worrying beekeepers. Dr Pett has is an assistant professor of entomology and the Apiculture and Pollination expert at MSU Extension. Land Use lunches,sponsored and organized by MidMEAC, are held […]

Land Use Lunch Feb 5th – Honey Bees!

Theresa Lark has been named Executive Director of the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council (Mid-MEAC). Ms. Lark brings more than 25 years of experience in managing organizational development, executive development and strategic communications for nonprofit and other organizations. “We are excited to have Theresa taking the reins at Mid-MEAC,” said board […]

Mid-MEAC Names New Executive Director