Announcing the 14th Annual Photo Contest

14th Annual Photo Contest

June 5, 2024

East Branch of the Fox River by Ken Jacobsen, Overall Winner of the 2023 Photo Contest MNA is excited to announce the kick-off of our 14th Annual Photo Contest!Since 2011, professional and hobbyist photographers have been invited to submit their best images of nature from all around the state of Michigan. Over the years, we have seen several hundred entries received from dozens of photo

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13th Annual Photo Contest Winners Announced!

13th Annual Photo Contest Winners Announced

October 9, 2023

We are excited to announce the winners in this year’s Annual Photo Contest. This year’s photo contest saw hundreds ofentries from dozens of photographers. After much deliberation, the photo contest judges selected the winners based on their photographic and ecological qualities.The winning photographers willbe honored with a framed print of their winning photo, and their photo will be

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Celebrating its 50th year, Estivant Pines Inducted into the National Old-Growth Forest Network

Estivant Pines Inducted into National Old Growth Forest Network

September 15, 2023

Celebrating its 50th year, Estivant Pines Inducted into the National Old-Growth Forest Network! To coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, the forest has been recognized in the national Old-Growth Forest Network (OGFN) joining over 200 ancient forests and future old-growth sites recognized for their accessibility to people and protections from future logging.

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Education Mini-Grants Applications Now Open

2023-24 Field Trip Grant Application Open

July 5, 2023

Calling all Michigan teachers and educators! The Michigan Nature Association is excited to announce that the MNA Field Trip Grant application is open for the 2023-2024 school year. MNA field trip grants are intended to assist K-12 teachers in developing fun, educational, and hands-on field trips that emphasize outdoor, nature-based learning. Field trip grants fund up to $500 of costs, and can c

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