Friends of the Land of Keweenaw is an active all-volunteer organization located in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It works with other regional, state, and national organizations to protect and preserve the ecological integrity of the Lake Superior Watershed.
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Recent News & Upcoming Events
Find out what the UP Energy Task Force doing in Phase 2
NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, June 9, 2020,12:30-3 p.m.
Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams; go to Michigan.gov/UPEnergyTaskForce for details on joining meeting.
The Upper Peninsula Energy Task Force Committee Recommendations: Part I - Propane Supply, were submitted to Governor Whitmer on April 17, 2020. Find it on the above link.
Public comment period for Enbridge Line 5 tunnel application (under the Straits of Mackinac) is extended to July 14th. Notice here.
Here’s a link to the latest FOLK newsletter.
UPEC held a virtual Celebrate the U.P. event this year. See watch it on Youtube ast https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_SGwX-pXW4wCz646OPJDQ
FOLK will not be doing its regular adopt-a-highway cleanup on US 41 this spring, due to social distancing concerns. Later cleanup dates will be posted here. You could also contact Rosemary Grier, .
Planet of the Humans, a new film produced by Michael Moore and directed by Jeff Gibbs, is now available on YouTube! It discusses, among other things, how enviros have become seduced by corporations and research facilities into believing that technology will save the world. High tech and "environmentally friendly" solutions are no substitute for simply using fewer resources in the first place. See here.