After 150 years of systematic
were nearly gone
from Michigan by 1974.
But the wolf is coming back. Over 400 are now living in Michigan. This coming Tuesday,
October 17 you can learn how the wolf population is naturally
recovering, the challenges that this poses, and the debate over the future of Michigan wolves, when Dorothy
McLeer of the Timber
Wolf Alliance presents Michigan
Wolves: Past, Present, and Future.
family-friendly event, which
begins at 7:30 pm at the lovely Matthaei Botanical Gardens (map).
After the presentation, you can mingle over refreshments with friendly
people who share your interest in nature. You can learn about local
Sierra Club activities like hiking, skiing, and conservation projects.
We'll have EarthCash
shopping vouchers for purchase by cash or
check. You can help stop sprawl at your favorite stores
-- at no added cost to you. Thanks to hundreds of participants,
we contributed $43,000 to pass Michigan's boldest anti-sprawl
initiative. With your help, we'll do even more.
All are welcome; no membership is
required. Please feel free to forward this message to others who
Chair, Sierra Club-Huron Valley Group
P.S. Want to know more about Michigan wolves? Go to:
The Sierra Club-Huron Valley Group's public programs are
normally held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Matthaei
Botanical Gardens, located at 1800
N. Dixboro Road (between Geddes and
Plymouth roads, just east of Ann Arbor and US-23), beginning
at 7:30 pm. Meetings are free and open to the public.
November 21: Canoeing
the Western Arctic Reserve: Wilderness,
Wildlife, and Oil
Beverly Strassman, Associate
Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
For more information: http://www.michigan.sierraclub.org/huron/