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Take Action to Stop SB 1211, The Wetlands Destruction Act

Molly Keenan

On Tuesday, Senate Republicans approved a controversial plan to deregulate a large number of smaller Michigan wetlands, streams and inland lakes, championing personal property rights despite environmental concerns. Senate Bill 1211, what’s been called the Wetlands Destruction Act, passed (23-14). This bill is now headed…

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2015 Election of Directors

Kristin Phillips

Michigan Audubon members will receive a post card ballot during the month of February. Members’ deadline for submitting votes is February 28. The following paragraphs provide background information on each candidate. Dr. Alec Lindsay Dr. Lindsay has served as Board…

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Gov. Snyder Stands up for Biodiversity

Kristin Phillips

On January 14, 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder took a stand for conservation and good science by vetoing Senate Bill 78, which would have blocked state agencies from designating land to protect biodiversity. Michigan Audubon’s position statement From 2013, when Senate…

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