|4-H Youth Programs|
1200 North Telegraph Road, Department 416 - Pontiac MI 48341 - (248) 858-0889
Oakland County 4-H is a program of Michigan State University Extension. 4-H provides youth development programs that involve volunteers in providing positive, experiential, educational opportunities for and with youth. Our mission is to create environments, through collaboration, that build strong, healthy youth who are proactive in a complex and changing world.
|East Michigan Environmental Action Council|
21220 West 14 Mile Rd. - Bloomfield Hills MI 48301 - (248) 258-5188
|Friends of Bald Mountain Recreation Area|
P.O. Box 736 - Lake Orion MI 48361 - (248) 693-6767
Preserving and protecting the unique and sensitive natural resources within Bald Mountain Recreation Area, promoting and supporting outdoor recreational opportunities for all citizens…
|General Federation Womens Club - Lake Orion|
P.O. Box 111 - Lake Orion MI 48361 - (248) 693-4105
The General Federation of Women's Clubs is the largest and the oldest non-denominational, non-partisan, international service organization of the volunteer women in the world. 1990 marked the centennial year of the federation.
Ongoing projects include: Girlstown Foundation, Veterans Hospital, Day in the Country, Adopt a Teacher Program, Plant Sale, Bake Sale, and Christmas party.
We also assist the Orion Township Public Library, Historical Society, and the Orion/Oxford Boys and Girls Club when requested.
|Horticulture and Agriculture|
1200 North Telegraph Road - Pontiac MI 48341 - (248) 858-0887
The horticulture/agriculture program assists residents and businesses with concerns regarding landscaping, gardening, pest management and soil productivity. Linkages to assist traditional agriculture producers are also available. A variety of services, including diagnostics and educational programs are available based on the needs of the client.
|Lake Orion Lakes Association|
P.O. Box 446 - Lake Orion MI 48361 -
The Purpose of this association shall be to provide effective communication between its members and governmental agencies relating to all activities that may affect its members. To promote, advocate, and protect the best interests of the area through preservation of the natural beauty of the environment. To support all propositions that assist the orderly and proper development of our community in general and our immediate area in particular.
|Michigan Groundwater Stewardship Program|
1200 North Telegraph Road - Pontiac MI 48341 - (248) 858-0880
MGSP is a cooperative effort designed to reduce risks of groundwater contamination associated with the use of pesticides and nitrogen fertilizers. MGSP is voluntary, locally driven and designed to address the concerns of individuals by maintaining a focus on the financial and technical constraints which drive real world decisions. The program is funded through fees that are assessed on sales of pesticides and nitrogen fertilizers.
|Mutlicultural Council of America|
571 Joslyn Road - Lake Orion MI 48312 - (248) 636-4111
Vision: To help achieve better understanding among all people.
Mission: To create & maintain a harmonious multicultural society and to stimulate, encourage and support the preservation of distinct ethno-cultural heritages. To provide a center for information, educational & cultural activities and to devise programs for and to encourage interaction among all ethno-cultural groups.
|North Area Citizens Conference|
P.O. Box 653 - Oxford MI 48371 - (248) 628-3301
The North Area Citizen's Conference was established in 1987 with the purpose of working with governments, planners, groups and individuals to protect against urban sprawl. To prevent the destruction of wildlife, wetlands and woodlands. To protect the rural character of townships in which it has a chapter. To encourage and enhance inter-township planning. Advance sensible ecological policies and to promote citizen awareness of local land use and ecological issues.
|Oakland Audubon Society|
P.O. Box 796 - Birmingham MI 48012 - (248) 647-2473
To provide, on a local level, access to the natural world through educational programs such as meetings and field trips.
To advocate the preservation of wildlife habitats and endeavor to create interest in native birds, other animals and plants in Michigan.
|Polly Ann Trailway|
P.O. Box 112 - Leonard MI 48367 - (248) 969-8660
With northern Oakland County growing by leaps and bounds, preserving and maintaining natural areas is very important. Urban sprawl threatens our precious natural resources here in Oakland County. That is why the Polly Ann Trail is so important. It offers us the opportunity to see firsthand Oakland County's rural beauty while hiking, biking, cross-country skiing or riding horseback.
|Safety Path Advisory Committee|
- Lake Orion MI 48360 -
Safety paths in Orion Township are under the jurisdiction of the Parks & Recreation Department. Recommendations about safety path issues, concerning location, construction, maintenance, etc., are made by the Safety Path Advisory Committee, which meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at the Township Hall. The committee is assisted by the Parks & Recreation Director and the Township engineering consultants. Members are appointed for three-year terms by the Township Board.
Anyone interested in serving on this very important volunteer committee should send a letter of interest, in care of the Township Clerk, to: Charter Township of Orion, 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion MI 48360.
M - Th : 9:30am - 9:00pm
F - Sa : 9:30am - 5:00pm
Su : Closed