Attention Readers
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, C & G Newspapers has temporarily suspended its print publications. We look forward to resuming our print operation in the coming weeks. In the meantime, continue to find local news on our website and look for us on Facebook and Twitter. We hope you stay healthy and safe.

Environment

Published March 25, 2020

C&G Newspapers

LAKE ST. CLAIR/LANSING — Although the Macomb County Emergency Management town hall meetings on high water had to be canceled because of the restriction on meetings that include more than 50 people, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, or EGLE, still wants waterfront residents to be prepared for high water levels in 2020.

Read More

Published March 18, 2020

LANSING — The state of Michigan is working with Japan in a joint effort to preserve and restore lake environments.

Read More

Published March 13, 2020

HARPER WOODS — For the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, Harper Woods residents will once again be going out into the community to clean up their town.

Read More

Published March 11, 2020

TROY — The Great Lakes that surround us comprise 84% to 87% of the United States’ fresh water.

Read More

Published March 11, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — A desire to build upon the current volunteer team and an increasing interest from residents to learn about the natural world are what motivated the Heritage Park Nature Center to hold its inaugural free volunteer naturalist training 6-9 p.m. March 18.

Read More

Published February 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following a highly successful fall event, the Nautical Mile Merchants Association is inviting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers back to the city March 18 to give an update on the forecasted level of Lake St. Clair for 2020.

Read More

Published February 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Four Lake Shore Public Schools students have spent the past several months sampling, measuring, investigating and experimenting with solutions to the problem of microplastics in the Great Lakes, including St. Clair Shores’ own watery neighbor, Lake St. Clair.

Read More

Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A Jan. 28 Sterling Heights special strategic planning meeting created an environment to showcase ideas to make the city greener.

Read More

Published February 14, 2020

WARREN — A yearlong cleanup effort launched after old diesel fuel was found to be leaking into the Bear Creek near a Warren gas station is wrapping up, according to the Macomb County Public Works Office.

Read More

Published February 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Heavier amounts of rainfall in the past few years are making springs in southeast Michigan wetter and have become a rising problem for the region’s waterways and properties.

Read More

Published February 7, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As St. Clair Shores has been prohibited from charging a stormwater utility fee through a class action lawsuit filed by resident Brad Patrick and the Kickham Hanley law firm, city officials are now working to determine how they can correctly pay for the stormwater system.

Read More

Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In an effort to continue its Green Journey initiative and bring others into the loop, the Detroit Zoological Society recently launched its third annual Green Prize. 

Read More

Published February 4, 2020

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — Three recent state grants were awarded as part of ongoing efforts to combat invasive species.

Read More

Published February 4, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A study of the crumbling seawall that separates Lake St. Clair from Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Farms and Shores is moving forward.

Read More

Published January 31, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In the gray doldrums of winter, only hearty fishermen are even thinking of venturing out onto Lake St. Clair, and the boats that sprinkle the lake through spring and summer are mostly hunkered down for a deep winter’s nap under a blanket of shrink-wrap.

Read More

Published January 27, 2020

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Health Department results released Jan. 23, based on laboratory and visual analysis, stated that an unknown substance washed ashore from Lake St. Clair was “decaying filamentous algae with E. coli counts that present no imminent public health hazard, and are not indicative of raw sewage.”

Read More

Published January 21, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/FARMS/SHORES — DTE Energy crews will be spending 2020 on a couple of different projects that they believe will provide customers in Grosse Pointe Farms, Shores and Woods with more reliable electricity.

Read More

Published January 21, 2020

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale felt like it had a strong 2019 in terms of its actions regarding sustainability, and it’s looking forward to 2020 to see what more it can do.

Read More

Published January 20, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two red foxes in Shelby Township have regrown their winter fur coats after Consumers Energy employees working on the South Oakland Macomb Network pipeline project took the time to care for the foxes after spotting them in dangerous health.

Read More

Published January 17, 2020

With the Great Lakes starting 2020 higher than they did in 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is urging those impacted by high water levels in 2019 to prepare for a similar situation this year.

Read More

Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.
Farmington Hills
'James and the Giant Peach Jr.'
1 p.m.
Costick Activities Center
Eastpointe
Meet the hosts of 'Under the Radar Michigan'
2 p.m.
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society Museum
Bloomfield Hills
Grosse Pointe Park
‘Little Shop of Horrors’
2 p.m.
Pierce Middle School

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.