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Detroit artist grows awareness of Michigan's invasive plants by making them into paper
Monday, May 23, 2016
making paper from Michigan's invasive plants, Meg Heeres is raising awareness about an environmental threat while empowering people to make something beautiful.
Landscapes of luxury: A guide to metro Detroit's public gardens
Monday, May 16, 2016
Metro Detroit is home to some spectacular gardens and greenspaces—all open to the public. Writer and garden expert Brian Allnutt tells us which to visit this spring and summer.
Aliens in the woods: Invasive species pose number one threat to Michigan forests
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Despite what Smokey Bear may have told you, fires aren't the number one threat to forest ecosystems (at least not in Michigan). According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, invasive species are what we should be most worried about.
Community lighting group to potentially partner with Highland Park on ambitious project
Monday, April 25, 2016
When the gutting of Highland Park's lighting grid left residents in the dark four years ago, a grassroots group called Soulardarity sprang up to try to remedy the problem. Now, they're attempting to forge an unprecedented partnership to light the entire city with solar power.
Restoring the Rouge is 'about getting the community to the river'
Monday, March 28, 2016
When Bill Craig heard about a golf course coming to a local wetland, he started getting active. And he's been that way ever since.
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Outdoor Education Center transforms vacant land in Osborn neighborhood
Two new placemaking projects launched on city's east and west sides
Move over food trucks, a flower truck is coming to Detroit
New hotel in Midtown offers sustainable stays and intimate access to the city
Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October development news round-up
Detroit Future City releases guide to help residents steward vacant lots
Over $500K in improvements planned for three Hamtramck parks
New hotels, a new downtown park, and more: June development news round-up
Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms
Small vineyard takes shape in old school on east side
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Detroit Ento to host five-course dinner featuring edible insects
Source: Eating Insects Detroit
DDOT offers bus service to Belle Isle seven days a week
Source: City of Detroit
Midtown Inc. closes in on $50K fundraising goal for green alley project
Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Detroit Bikes partners with Bicycle Technologies International for U.S. distribution
Source: Detroit Bikes LLC
Very Zen: Raw food rules at Hamtown's Buddhist center
Source: Detroit News
Green builders raising funds for AFTERHOUSE project
Public Pool to host fundraiser for Hamtown Farms
Source: Public Pool
Hamtown Farms raising funds to save green investment
Source: Eclecta Blog
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