Call to Action– Line 5

This is your chance to get involved” Help CACC have a voice that can be heard. We would like to get a group from CACC to represent our organization and join this rally in support of the Line 5 shut down.

Our organization has financially supported FLOW (For Love of Water) and all their efforts to shut down the Line 5 pipeline.
Now let’s show them we really mean it.

OWDM has organized a bus from Metro Detroit to the hearing in Cincinnati on March 21, 2024. Be part of this historic moment. This journey is more than a trip; it’s a statement of our unwavering support for protecting the Great Lakes from the Enbridge Line 5 crude oil pipeline.


Departure: Thursday, March 21, 7:00 a.m. from Westland, MI
Return: 9:00 p.m. that night

Space is limited, but the spirit of unity is vast. We encourage you to secure your spot soon and join us in this meaningful expedition.

If you cannot make the trip but wish to show your support, consider buying a ticket so that someone else can join us on the trip.

Let’s unite, make our voices heard, and support a cause that impacts us all. We look forward to standing shoulder-to-shoulder with you in Cincinnati.

Get more information and your ticket now. 




Great Filtering Technique

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is twice the size of Texas and is made up of 92% plastics and micro-plastics including over 80% that is fishing related waste.

I live on the Saginaw bay and, I can tell you every spring I clean up a lot of plastic on my shoreline. Wouldn’t this be great to clean up our Lakes?

Read more here:
Filtering out Junk

Earth Day 2023

There’s plenty you can do!  Here are some events happening around the state of MI.  Activities vary from Planting flowers & trees, to learning about pollinators, even competing in a pickleball tournament.

In Flint, MI Thursday April 20 from 5pm – 7pm You can Celebrate Earth Day by Painting pots, planting flowers, starting seeds to take home and enjoy some refreshments by attending APRIL FAMILY FUN NIGHT Earth Day 2023.

In downtown Plymouth, MI 9am – 3pm  you can stop by the Artisan Market to learn about pollinator habitat and native plants for more information click here: Spring Artisan Market in DTP – Earth Day — Plymouth Pollinators.

The Grand Rapids Pickleball Club is hosting an Earth Day Open Tournament.  This will be a round robin event sponsored by Revolin Sports who will be donating a tree for every registration given through One Tree Planted Friday April 21 through Sunday April 23.  More information here: Earth Day Open — West Michigan Sports Commission,

Go to Bellaire MI for an Earth Day Bird walk among other activities. Information follows: Earth Day 2023 Events & Celebrations in Bellaire, MI.

South West Michigan Land Conservatory is hosting a Volunteer workday at the Bow in the clouds Preserve in Kalamazoo.  Something for all ages and abilities see how you can help: SWMLC Earth Day Volunteer Workday, 22 April | Event in Kalamazoo |

Find activities locally by simple searching “Earth Day Events near me” in Google.