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 (http://www.sierraclub.org/michigan/crossroads) for more information about our group.

Please support our sponsors: Heavner Canoe & Kayak, Michigan Solar Solutions, Grasshopper Gardens, Foguth Financial Group, Breathe Salon, Howell Nature Center, Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop, Brighton Chamber Environmental Council, BigPDQ. See links and discount information here (https://www.meetup.com/Sierra-Club-Crossroads-Group/sponsors/).

Click here to join the Sierra Club (http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=MJO6ev3wSQg&offerid=343370.10000002&type=3&subid=0). A 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 (5+)

Spring Blossoms “Popup” Outing

6277 Cowell Rd

Join Crossroads leaders Lee and Roberta at their house for spring flowers and a walk around their pond. Beginning at 6:30, you can tour the yard and pond site where there will be birds and flowers and frogs. After touring the pond feel free to linger and socialize. Bring your camera, something to drink and a snack to share. Your hosts will have cups, plates, ice and some drinks. Folks can arrive at or after 6:30. Trips around our yard and pond are short but the scenery is lovely and you may wish to sit at the pond a while and enjoy the tranquil surrounding. This will also be a time to socialize and get to know other Crossroads supporters and leaders, which is why we suggest bringing something to drink and a snack to share. There are some other short trails around our property that borders Brighton State Recreation Area for those who wish to get into the woods or check out the tamarack bog. We welcome you all to a relaxing evening or flowers and friendship. Your hosts, Lee and Roberta For more information contact Lee at[masked] or [masked] .

Pinckney State Recreation Area Bird and Nature Hike

Lakelands Trail crossing parking lot

Join us on a scenic 2-3 mile hike through some beautiful wetlands and hilly terrain in Pinckney State Recreation Area. Our hike leaders will point out birds and other interesting flora and fauna. Bring binoculars if you have them. Please arrive at 9:45 AM for sign in so we can start promptly at 10:00. Cost: free See map for parking lot (GPS:[masked], [masked]) Or use these directions: From downtown Pinckney (M-36 & S. Howell St), go west on M-36 for 1 mile, turn left on Cedar Lake Rd. Go 0.1 miles to trail parking lot on left. For more information contact Lee at[masked] or [masked]

Yoga on the Beach - Island Lake Recreation Area

Island Lake Recreation Area

Join us for yoga on the beach. Welcome your day with relaxing poses, stretches and meditation. Bring your own yoga mat plus a towel to put under the mat. All levels welcome. Led by an experienced yoga instructor. Please arrive at 8:45 AM for sign in and set up so we can start promptly at 9:00. Cost: $5, plus requires state park entry fee or passport. Note: This event will be cancelled if there is rain; check this page on day of event for status.

Ann Arbor Saginaw Forest Weeknight Hike

242 Community Church

Meet at parking lot for 242 Community Church. Saginaw Forest entrance is next to the church. Saginaw Forest is a nearly 80-acre parcel of land comprising roughly 55 acres of plantations, lakes, and wetlands. There are three trail loops allowing a leisurely 2 to 3 mile hike. Cost: free. Please arrive at 6:45 PM for sign in so we can start promptly at 7:00. For more information contact Tony at[masked] or [masked].

Past events (202)

Program: In Your Backyard

Brighton District Library

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