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Ecology Center Press Releases

Best-selling author Anna Lappé will be the featured speaker at the Ecology Center’s annual fall event, Wednesday, November 12, at Zingerman's Cornman Farms in Dexter. Lappé is one of the most respected and influential advocates working for...
Release Date: Oct 22nd 2014
Ever wonder what happens to your empty milk jugs and cereal boxes after the truck empties the big blue bin at your curb each week? You can find out during a free, behind the scenes tour during an open house at Ann Arbor’s Materials...
Release Date: Oct 3rd 2014
At the Sept. 15 City Council meeting, Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje presented a proclamation in support of National Drive Electric Week and the formation of the Drive Electric Ann Arbor Partnership (DEA2P) to support wider adoption of...
Release Date: Sep 16th 2014
Dozens of electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will get together to highlight the fun, clean-air benefits, and cost-savings of electric cars from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Briarwood Mall in Ann Arbor. The event is part of...
Release Date: Sep 8th 2014
[DETROIT, MI]– Many “bee-friendly” home garden plants sold at Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) have been pre-treated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees, according to a study released today by...
Release Date: Jun 25th 2014
Fresh on the heels of the overwhelming vote in favor of enhancing public transit in Washtenaw County, the Ecology Center's annual meeting will feature a presentation by Jonathan Levine, a leading scholar on the future of transportation and...
Release Date: May 13th 2014
"This vote marks a watershed moment for our region," according to Michael Garfield, director of the Ecology Center, after results showed that voters approved the proposal to support enhanced public transit in Washtenaw County's urban core...
Release Date: May 6th 2014
Ann Arbor, MI: Protecting children from environmental health hazards is the goal of new a “wiki,” or database of research, authoritative reports, and relevant policy activity and recommendations recently launched by the Michigan Network...
Release Date: Apr 24th 2014
A broad range of community organizations, business leaders and elected officials have launched a campaign to support a ballot proposal to finance improvements in public transportation in Washtenaw County’s urban core. The Ann Arbor Area...
Release Date: Feb 20th 2014
A poll conducted by EPIC-MRA found that there is strong, continuing support from Michiganders for increasing the state’s clean energy use and moving away from our dependence on coal.  According to the poll, 69 percent of responders...
Release Date: Feb 19th 2014