Environment

Published July 12, 2018

ORCHARD LAKE — Apple Island once again lives up to its namesake, thanks to fundraising efforts by the West Bloomfield School District. 

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Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City officials are examining new evidence of gypsy moths in the city after recent residential complaints about the potentially devastating forest pests.

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Published July 6, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield residents looking for a day at the beach should be careful before going. A local lake has been closed due to heightened bacteria.

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Published July 2, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe recently installed an electric vehicle charging unit that is free of charge to its residents at Eastpointe City Hall, 23200 Gratiot Ave.Read More

Published June 29, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — Some people head for the beach. Others head for the trees. When it comes to de-stressing and relaxing, Heritage Park’s Nature Center will offer up the latter 1-4 p.m. July 15 for a forest bathing session.

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Published June 29, 2018

West Bloomfield residents looking for a day at the beach should be careful before going. A local lake has been closed due to heightened bacteria. Scotch Lake Residents Beach, in West Bloomfield, has been closed due to high levels of E. coli bacteria found in the water.Read More

Published June 28, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield School District Board of Education recently approved a lease purchase agreement for a solar panel for West Bloomfield High School’s Earth Club.     

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Published June 26, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Lots of researchers say now that making an effort to reduce all of our waste overall is a better approach to cleaning up our planet. 

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Published June 25, 2018

Residents on Hempstead Drive, near Big Beaver and Dequindre roads, should not have to worry about aggressive hawks swooping down from the skies after a Troy firefighter, federally licensed to handle birds of prey, stepped in to help.

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Published June 20, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Throughout the summer, many residents spend their precious time and money making sure their lawn looks green and lush, but volunteers with the Friends of the Rouge say your lawn can have a deeper purpose beyond its looks.

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Published June 13, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council has approved the launch of a new volunteer litter pickup program called “Pick the Heights Clean.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Supervisor Bob Cannon views parks and recreation as a quality of life issue, so it’s no surprise he jumped on board when new property was available.

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Published June 12, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — They hardly look scary — more like wispy cattails, growing tall in open spaces. But when Mike West and Ron Cousineau saw the plants surrounding the lake near their property, they knew they had a problem.

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Published June 11, 2018

HARPER WOODS — On June 2, Harper Woods and Detroit residents came together to clean up the medians of Kelly Road.

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Published June 8, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/ST. CLAIR SHORES — With the turquoise blue waters of Lake St. Clair gleaming behind them, local officials discussed the health of the lake at MacRay Harbor June 6, and announced an initiative to protect the resource.

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Published May 30, 2018

LANSING — They’re used to haul our food, but they’re also a threat to our environment, according to a local lawmaker and recycling expert.  A proposed state bill aims to allow local governments to make their own rules on the use of plastic grocery bags.Read More

Published May 29, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The leafy canopy that keeps Grosse Pointe Park pedestrians, cyclists and homes a bit cooler in the summer is one of the city’s proudest assets, and each year, local children celebrate the contributions of trees as well.

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Published May 22, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP —  Removal of invasive phragmites can increase local property values, township officials said.

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Published May 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In spite of negotiations being conducted at the highest level of government, U.S Sen. Debbie Stabenow maintains hope that Michigan — and especially Macomb County — will continue to see the fruits of bipartisan legislation that benefits local wildlife and water quality.

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Published May 21, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Concern about high mercury levels in the drinking water closed two schools in the Rochester Community Schools district earlier this week.

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