Green Initiatives

Pilot Projects

  • Water Conservation An effort to reduce water use by installing water-saving technologies in Parks and Recreation Division facilities.
  • Clean Marina Program

    All staffed, state-operated harbors in Michigan participate in environmentally-friendly practices to protect the Great Lakes

  • Bio-Products Equipment used by the DNR Park and Recreation Division utilizes a variety of bio-based alternatives to reduce dependence on petroleum products.
  • Product Metering Devices Simple metering devices help ensure the proper amount of product is used for the job.
  • Green Buildings

    Small changes to new construction can reap big rewards.

  • Growing Not Mowing Reductions in mowing improve air and water quality and reduce energy consumption.
  • Recycling at Park and Recreation Offices DNR staff in the field and in the Lansing office are stepping up recycling efforts.
  • Cleaning Green

    Certified "green" cleaners provide clean facilities and protect the surrounding natural areas.