Our Michigan lawmakers need to hear from
more than just the special interests in Lansing. They
need to hear from people in their districts about why protecting
Michigan's environment is so important.
We are inviting you to participate
in a new program designed to connect legislators with people
who care about Michigan's air, land, and water. It's
called the "District Watchdogs."
Put simply, District Watchdogs
is a group of people like you and me who are willing to stand
up for Michigan's environment by visiting their Legislators
in the home district, writing them a letter, making a phone
call to them, or writing to their local paper on behalf of
important pro-environment legislation.
Here's How it Works
Sierra Club will contact
you with the information you need to weigh in on important
issues like out-of-state waste, stopping sprawl, enforcing
environmental laws, regulating factory farms and many other
When key pro-environmental
legislation hangs on the balance, we'll ask for your help.
If a visit to your legislator
is the most effective option, we'll ask you and other District
Watchdogs to make that visit and will help you set it up.
Sometimes we'll ask you to send a brief letter, make a phone
call, or attend a hearing.
You don't have to be an expert,
just someone who cares about Michigan's environment.
We will supply you with information. You don't have
to have lots of time, either; just the willingness to respond
to occasional alerts that will come when your voice can be
For more information, contact:
Anne Woiwode, Michigan Chapter Director,