Our Priorities

There are so many issues that potentially impact the scenic qualities of our beautiful state. However, if we were to try to focus on all of them we could not hope to be effective in our efforts. As such, we are very cautious about what we work on. We select planning and legislative issues that profoundly impact the visual landscape and that allow us to build upon our core areas of expertise.  And we choose projects and issues where we believe Scenic Michigan can make a real impact, often because they “fall under the radar” in local communities and in Lansing. As such, our priorities are ones where we know our voice fills a void and we know the participation of our membership can bring about significant change.

News and Updates

2019 Scenic Michigan Photo Contest Winners

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We are excited to announce the winners of Scenic Michigan’s 2019 Photo Contest. This year, thanks to our partnership with MLive, we received over 2,000 submissions. We are thankful to everyone who participated in this contest. Our judges definitely reported that they found it challenging to select just one winner…

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2019 Photo Contest

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We are excited to announce the beginning of our 2019 Photo Contest. This year we’re taking it up a notch and we have partnered with MLive to increase the visibility of the contest. We’re thrilled that we’ll be able to share the many amazing photos we receive with a broader…

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Scenic Michigan 2018 Scenic Heros

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Last night we presented Troy resident, Alec Peeples (Keep Troy Beautiful) and the City of Troy with Scenic Hero Awards! Thanks to good community organizing (following the permitting of 5 digital billboards in Troy) and a responsive City Council, the City of Troy adopted a new sign ordinance in 2018…

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Governor Snyder Vetoes SB 964

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We have exciting news to report! Today, Governor Snyder vetoed SB 964.  This bill, introduced by Senator Casperson, would have amended the Highway Advertising Act of 1972 solely to benefit the outdoor advertising industry and would have provided no public benefit. The final version of the bill even stripped provisions…

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This Michigan Sign Guidebook addresses local planning and regulation of nearly all types of exterior signs.

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