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Upcoming Events

Oct 2nd 2014, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ecology Center
339 E. Liberty Street, Suite 300; Ann Arbor, MI 48104
This event is mostly about socializing and networking, but we also have some activities planned: 6 minutes and 18 seconds of video report-outs about the People's Climate March in NYC on Sept 21...
Oct 16th 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Brownell Middle School
260 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, Mi 48236
We wil explore the chemicals in our everyday products, their health effects, and how you can reduce your exposures. Bring in any children's products, pet toys, or other household items to...
Oct 24th 2014
Day of Action - Your location!
This October 24, Health Care Without Harm, and many of their partners like Ecology Center, will unite hundreds of health care facilities across the country to celebrate Food Day by serving meat...

Ecology Center Annual Events

Below are descriptions of events hosted annually by the Ecology Center. Please check the box to the right for dates and details on current upcoming events.

Annual Meeting

This annual event typically features Ecology Center staff and board presentations, reports on Ecology Center programs, and the election of board members. Our 2014 meeting included a presentation on the Future of Transportation in Southeast Michigan by Jonathan Levine, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning. 

For more information: Jennifer Ketz

Our Premier Event: Fall Fundraiser

This event features prominent speakers from around the world who focus on environmental and health issues. Past speakers have included James Hansen, Richard Jackson, Bill McKibben, William McDonough, Robert Kennedy, Jr., and Van Jones (pictured here). For information about our last event, click here.



Dance for the Earth - Unplugged!

Join us Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 5-9pm at Bill's Beer Garden in downtown Ann Arbor.  We'll have live acoustic music and Bill's Beer Garden will generously donate $1 from each drink purchased to benefit the Mary Beth Doyle Environmental Health Fund which supports our clean air, safe consumer products, and women's and children's health campaigns.  

Past Events

Sep 20th 2014, 7:30pm - Sep 22nd 2014, 9:00am
New York City
This is an invitation to change everything. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line and the whole world...
Aug 11th 2014, 7:00pm
Ecology Center
339 E. Liberty Street, Suite 300; Ann Arbor, MI 48104
f you are worried about global warming and wonder how you can make a difference, come to this presentation hosted by the Ecology Center and the Ann Arbor chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby! Dr....
Jun 29th 2014, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Bill's Beer Garden
218 S. Ashley, Street; Ann Arbor, MI 48104
We are pleased to invite you to Dance for the Earth- Unplugged! on June 29 at Bill’s Beer Garden. From 5-9pm on June 29, Bill’s Beer Garden, in downtown Ann Arbor, will generously donate $1 per...
Jun 24th 2014, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Ecology Center
339 E. Liberty Street, Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Climate Ride is coming to the Midwest with its first-ever Grand Rapids to Chicago route. Participants can also fundraise for Michigan organizations now -- these include Ecology Center, Clean...
May 21st 2014, 6:30pm
Multipurpose Room at the Ann Arbor District Library downtown branch
343 South Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Fresh on the heels of the overwhelming vote in favor of enhancing public transit in our region, the Ecology Center's annual meeting will feature a presentation by Jonathan Levine, a leading scholar...
Mar 26th 2014, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Capitol Building Lansing
Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue Lansing, MI 48933
This coming Wednesday, March 26th, we’re inviting you to join the Ecology Center, Lansing Fire Fighters Local 421, and Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union at the Capitol Building in Lansing at...
Jan 30th 2014, 8:30am - 6:30pm
Drop-Off Station
2950 E. Ellsworth Rd. in Ann Arbor
If you’re still storing financial records from years ago just because you just don’t know how to get rid of them safely, Recycle Ann Arbor has a solution for you. In conjunction with...
Dec 5th 2013, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
University of Michigan, Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
913 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
Ecology Center supporters and the University of Michigan community are invited to join us for a "Healthy Holidays, Healthy Stuff" open house. This special event is dedicated to helping you have a...
Oct 29th 2013, 9:00am - 11:00am
UM Memorial Phoenix Laboratory
2301 Bonisteel Blvd Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Join us to welcome futurist Jigar Shah, author of Creating Climate Wealth. Learn more about how business unites with climate, and get your book signed! Brought to you by:  Institute for Energy...
Oct 16th 2013, 7:00pm
Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Join us for a special screening of Unacceptable Levels, a documentary about the thousands of chemicals in everyday products, at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor on October 16th, 7 PM. Click...