What we're about

The Sierra Club is the largest and oldest (founded in 1892) environmental organization in the world. The Crossroads Group of the Sierra Club serves greater Livingston County in Michigan. Our mission is to get people outside to enjoy the natural world leading to their understanding and desire to protect it for our families and for our future. See our website  for more information about our group.

Please support our sponsors: Snedicors (Sustainable Dry Cleaning & Laundry with Free Pick-Up), Heavner Canoe & Kayak ($5 off rentals if you mention Crossroads Sierra Club), Michigan Solar Solutions (mention Sierra Club for special rates), Breathe Salon (50% off first visit), Howell Nature CenterBrighton Chamber Environmental Council, BigPDQ, Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop (mention Crossroads Sierra Club for 10% off in store, not combined with other offers).

Click here to join the Sierra Club. A $15/year Sierra Club membership includes these benefits: membership in the Michigan Chapter as well as our local Crossroads Group , a 1-year subscription to Sierra magazine, ecotravel opportunities, discounts on Sierra Club merchandise, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to preserve irreplaceable wildlands, save endangered and threatened wildlife, and protect this fragile environment we call home!

Upcoming events (4)

Pinckney Recreation Area Hike

Pinckney Recreation Area

Join us for a hike on the Crooked Lake Trail (5 miles) or the Silver Lake Trail (2 miles). These trails are part of Michigan’s premier trail systems, passing by glacial moraines, kettle lakes, and swampy lowlands.

Please arrive at 15 minutes early for sign in so we can start promptly at 1:00.

See map (attached to this meetup) to parking lot (GPS[masked], [masked])

Cost: free, but requires state park entry fee or state park passport.

Maybury State Park Spring Hike

Walnut Picnic Shelter

Please join us for a spring hike on the 5 miles or 2 miles at the Maybury State Park. This hike will have options to go for 2 miles (slow paced) or 5 miles (fast-paced) so please prepare yourself accordingly.

This moderately hilly trail winds through the woods and by some ponds.
Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash. Please arrive at 12:45 PM for sign in so we can start promptly at 1 PM.

Maybury State Park requires the Michigan Recreation Passport for vehicle entry (or you can buy a day pass at the park).
We will meet near the Walnut picnic shelter in the West Parking Lot (click the map attached to this Meetup to find the exact meeting location or use these directions: from the 8-Mile Road Park entrance, pass the Maybury entrance station then turn right to reach the west parking lot).

Caring for Your Drinking Water

Community Unitarian Universalists Brighton

Ashley Mark of the MDHHS Division of Environmental Health and Heather Blair of the Livingston County Health Department will talk about drinking water and your health, resources and permitting. You will learn about where your water comes from and how to keep it safe with a focus on private residential well owners and testing for safety. There will be take-home resources available and and Ashley and Heather will answer any drinking-water questions that you may have.

This program is co-sponsored by Crossroads and the Community Unitarian Universalists of Brighton (CUUB)

19th Annual South Lyon Area Creek Clean-Up & Earth Day Celebration With Lunch


Celebrate EARTH DAY by helping to remove trash and debris from South Lyon area streams and waterways.

It is strongly recommended to wear: rubber boots, gloves, bright long- sleeve shirt and long pants. It may be cold and the water will be high.

Safety vests, masks gloves and sanitation supplies will be provided.
ALSO NEEDED: rakes, shovels, trucks and trailers to haul trash to dumpster

Lunch will be provided - pizza and refreshments - at noon.

SPONSORS: South Lyon area Boy Scouts Troop 228; Michigan Seamless Tube and Pipe Company; Vibe Credit Union; City of South Lyon Utilities Dept.; Storm Water Management and Wellhead Protection Programs

We will be attentive to Covid courtesies.

For additional information, contact Suzann Martin at [masked] or [masked].


Past events (413)

Shoulder Season Stroll at Hudson Mills

Hudson Mills Metropark