Environment

Published September 23, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — An age-old problem is experiencing a resurgence in St. Clair Shores — invasive species choking out native plants and changing the environment for local wildlife.

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Published September 22, 2021

HAZEL PARK — A tree planting is coming up in Hazel Park, and volunteers are needed.

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Published September 8, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — A recent event by Lawrence Technological University highlighted the opportunities available to businesses through its C3 Accelerator.

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Published August 27, 2021

ROYAL OAK — A newly formed group called the Royal Oak Community Garden Club is celebrating the success of its pilot plots at First United Methodist Church in downtown Royal Oak.

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Published August 25, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The Macomb County Public Works Office gives a hoot and is working to keep pollution out of Lake St. Clair with a new pilot project at the 11.5 Mile Drain.

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Published August 14, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Residents have found a way to remember their loved ones through the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Tree Commission’s Memorial Tree Program.

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Published August 13, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City will be retaining the services of City Forester Brian Colter — at least for now.

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Published August 11, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Anglers can often be seen catching a variety of fish species, including trout, along the Paint Creek in northeast Oakland County.

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Published August 10, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — Adding frustration to the physical and emotional exhaustion of the many residents and business owners who experienced basement flooding or sewage backups June 25-26 is the fact that many now say their claims for federal disaster relief from FEMA have been denied.

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Published August 6, 2021

METRO DETROIT — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recently sent out a press release advising people living near or visiting Michigan waters in the summer or fall to be aware of the potential for harmful algal blooms, or HABs.

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Published July 29, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — One of the more popular programs in southern Oakland County has recently returned after a long pause due to COVID-19.

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Published July 28, 2021

METRO DETROIT — After spending weeks and months in the water, the bottom of a boat can become a slimy mess, as algae and other marine organisms coat the hull.

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Published July 15, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In the 1930s in Michigan, many trees needed replanting, and plenty of river restoration and habitat rebuilding had to be done.

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Published July 15, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While a heavy storm event delayed the city fireworks and caused flooding on some streets, St. Clair Shores escaped much of the damage experienced further south from storms that ripped through the metro area June 25-26.

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Published July 13, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — Parts of Macomb County were able to avoid flooding from storms the last week of June.

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Published June 28, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Clinton River is of vital importance to local wildlife, and humans, as well. But with summertime comes more construction and people recreating — and as a result, more adverse effects on the watershed.

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Published June 28, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — With 12 miles of shoreline along Lake St. Clair, including three beaches, as well as two inland lake beaches, Macomb County Health Department works throughout the summer to make sure the water is safe for swimmers.

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Published June 24, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On June 9, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, both from Michigan, announced new legislation to clean up per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, at military installations with the highest levels of contamination.

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Published June 24, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — While much of Michigan is returning to business as usual — or however close we can get to that — others are keeping their COVID-19 restrictions in place into the future.

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Published June 22, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Pier Park beach users have recently encountered an unpleasant new addition to the shoreline.

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