Over 50 Years
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West Michigan Environmental Action Council recognizes that it is essential for the organization to operate within the values of diversity, inclusiveness, and racial equity as part of our strategy to achieve our vision and mission.

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Environmental Book Club

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The WMEAC Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm. We will continue to meet virtually over Zoom, and the link is sent out before the meeting and not posted publicly. The book club sponspered by Books & Mortar independent bookstore, which offers 10% discount on book club titles when you purchase in-store or order online.


May 1
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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“May the Great Lakes Be with You” Outdoor Education Workshop

May 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

A small child holds a pine needle and is sparring with a clearwater crayfish also holding a pine needle. The pine needles are edited to look like lightsabers. "May the Great Lakes Be With You" is a quote from Aniclaw Riverwalker

May the Great Lakes Be With YOU – Ani-claw Riverwalker.

Join WMEAC’s education team for a fun Saturday of learning how the Great Lakes resides within us all. This is a FREE workshop for K-12 educators or those who are interested in pursuing environmental education.

Please sign up by Tuesday, April 30th – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

We will be exploring the wonderful natural spaces at Ken-O-Sha Park (1353 Van Auken St. Grand Rapids, MI 49508). Attendees will explore Plaster Creek by collecting aquatic macroinvertebrates with waders and nets, investigating water chemistry, and much more! You will gain new perspectives on the Great Lakes and plenty of resources and ideas to take home or to your classroom.

For questions please reach out to K.Hart at khart@wmeac.org


Ken-O-Sha Park
1353 Van Auken St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508 United States

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West Michigan needs all of us

It means personal commitment to your home, your block, your city and your region. It means working with your community to solve environmental problems in our region. It takes action. Learn what action you can take to protect West Michigan.

WMEAC 2024 annual MEETing

Wednesday, January 24th, 2025

6:00 pm – 8:00 pM

WMEAC will be at the Center for Community Transformation to share our work and successes over the past year. Registration is now closed but please join us on our virtual livestream that will begin at 6:30pm if you have not registered. We hope to see you there either in person or online!

Thank you to our current Business Members!

We are grateful for our Business Giving members’ generous support, which has driven our mission to protect West Michigan’s environment. Their partnership enables innovative programs, advocacy, and community empowerment. We appreciate their visionary leadership in creating a sustainable future.