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13 years after emerald ash borer's arrival, metro Detroit communities embrace tree diversity
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
The emerald ash borer arrived in Michigan in 2002, and it quickly wreaked havoc on metro Detroit's urban canopy. Thirteen years later, local communities are embracing tree diversity to make up for the losses caused by this invasive species.
Video: Healing the Great Lakes with green infrastructure
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Across the Great Lakes, water resource systems in urban areas have been heavily altered by human development. But a new vision is emerging; one in which cities move from fragmentation to integration, treating water as a single, holistic resource.
A look at how climate change will affect Detroit neighborhoods
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By the end of the century, Detroit's climate could be more like that of southern Missouri today. Here's a look at the challenges climate change poses to Detroit and the neighborhoods most at risk.
From bioswales to pennycress: How Detroit neighborhoods are going from gray to green
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
In Detroit, aging "gray" infrastructure poses challenges to the environment, but plenty of opportunity exists to develop green infrastructure that can heal it.
A green building culture is emerging in Detroit
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
What do a small business incubator, a loft building, a homeless shelter, and a municipal building all have in common? They're all saving energy and money in Detroit thanks to green practices.
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Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms
Small vineyard takes shape in old school on east side
Land use and quality of life plan takes root in Brightmoor
Developers dig 27 geothermal wells to heat, cool Midtown's historic Forest Arms building
Community block party announced for West RiverWalk grand opening
First annual blacksmith and welding festival to take place in Midtown
Midtown Detroit, Inc. secures funding for new green alley, construction starts in September
25 and still going strong, Greening of Detroit keeps humming along
Local design and architecture firms collaborate on a new vision for Palmer Park
Reclaim Detroit trains over 300 in anticipation of deconstruction campaign for city
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Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Another green alley coming to Midtown
Source: Curbed Detroit
Vacant Land Treatment Program is collab effort
Source: Greening of Detroit
Belle Isle Conservancy president answers questions about future of city park
Source: Bridge Michigan
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