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Ferndale Group to Host Speaker from Environment Michigan on Wednesday

Transition Ferndale meeting will feature a presentation from Virginia Shannon with Environment Michigan.

The next meeting of Transition Ferndale will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ferndale Public Library.

This meeting will feature a presentation from Virginia Shannon, representing Environment Michigan, who will discuss their public outreach efforts and accomplishments of the last year, as well as an upcoming program to promote and expand solar in Michigan.

Questions and discussion will follow.

Transition Ferndale is a local group dedicated to using solutions such as car sharing and locally grown food to tackle global issues such as peak oil, climate change and economic turmoil.

[Read more on Patch: Local Group Tackles Global Issues]

Environment Michigan works on issues including lowering mercury emissions from coal-fired electrical plants; promoting fresh local foods from sustainable farms; protecting the Great Lakes, and creating more clean energy such as wind and solar.

The meeting is free and open to the public, and you do not need to be a resident of Ferndale to attend.

For more information about Transition Ferndale, visit http://transitionferndale.wordpress.com.

Information provided by Transition Ferndale.

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