Protect Great Lakes Blue Herons from Oil


Oiled Great Blue Heron
Progress: 89%
Progress: 89%
Alerts Taken: 4458     Goal: 5000



Majestic great blue herons hunt for food in the shallow waters along the edges of the Great Lakes.

But, the waters and beaches of Lake Michigan are at risk of an oil disaster—jeopardizing great blue herons, endangered piping plovers, and many more wildlife that live in and near our Great Lakes.

The same Canadian company that caused the Kalamazoo River oil disaster, Enbridge Energy Partners, wants to increase the flow of oil through 60 year-old pipelines that are strung through fast-moving waters in the Straits of Mackinac—just west of the Mackinac Bridge.

Now it's up to Great Lakes leaders in the U.S. Senate to demand action from the Department of State to halt Enbridge's plan to increase the flow of oil through the pipelines.

Help protect Great Lakes wildlife by editing and sending a message to your U.S. senators, urging them to protect the Great Lakes from tar sands oil spills.

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