We know that you value the environment. We do too. That’s why at DTE Energy, we work hard to take care of the lands, waters and living creatures. We demonstrate this commitment through sustainable environmental management practices. As individuals, our Green Team and other employees do their part by planting trees, installing and monitoring bird boxes, cleaning beaches and streams and much more.

While we demonstrate environmental stewardship every day, we also take time to celebrate and encourage activities that are making our state a cleaner and greener place to live.  This month, DTE and our employees will co-sponsor or participate in nearly 30 Earth Day activities across the state. We hope you’ll roll up your sleeves and join us.

Here are just a few of the ways in which you can get involved in celebrating Earth Day. Visit our website for a complete list of Earth Day activities.

  • April 6, 13, 20 and 27:  Greening of Detroit tree planting events at east and west side locations.
  • April 13:  Embracing Our Earth IX event, at Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker High School, in Pigeon, Huron County.
  • April 20:
    • Detroit River Clean-Up of the lower Detroit River islands, with Friends of the Detroit River, meet at 9 a.m. at Trenton Rotary Park for shoreline clean up or transport to islands.
    • Monroe County Earth Day Expo, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. in Loranger Square in downtown Monroe.
  • April 20-21:  GreenFest at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak.
  • April 26:  DTE Energy and the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) will hold a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the solar installation and renewable energy at the IHM’s renovated Motherhouse.
    • The event begins at 10:15 a.m. at the IHM campus.
    • Arbor Day in Lansing at Potter Park, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 26-27:  St. Clair County Earth Fair, Goodells County Park.
  • April 27: ReLeaf Michigan Annual Tree Sale. Help staff the pick-up locations in Redford, Pontiac, Fenton, Lake Orion, Dexter, Burton, Davisburg, Grand Rapids or Lansing! Check out ReLeaf MI to learn more.
  • Ongoing:  Volunteer for the Adopt-A-Forest clean-up program sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Forest Service.

 

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