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Public help needed at local park cleanup

Spring has officially sprung here in Macomb County! Buds are sprouting, flowers are blooming and just about everything is turning a lovely emerald green color. All of this activity makes it a wonderful time of year to get outside and … Continue reading

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Loyalty Day and Law Day offer opportunity to recognize the heritage of America’s freedom

On May 1, Americans across the county will celebrate both Loyalty Day and Law Day, holidays that recognize the heritage of America’s freedom and the brave men and women that protect and serve our nation. Locally, the Veterans of Foreign … Continue reading

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Sample Michigan-made beers at the Warren Big Brew Festival

Beer lovers rejoice! The Warren Big Brew Festival has returned with the chance to sample locally-made beers. The event, which will take place April 27 at Hemlich Park, features just about everything you’d expect from a beer fest: craft beers, … Continue reading

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April is National Volunteer Month. Here’s how you can give back in Macomb County.

It seems that there’s a day or month to mark every occasion. National Ice Cream Day, National Siblings Day, National Barbeque Month; the list goes on and on. But this month, April, celebrates something very important – volunteering. The act … Continue reading

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Part 3: What should you buy at the Macomb County tree and plant sale?

Great news! The online pre-order period for the Macomb County tree and plant sale has been extended through Thursday, April 11! So if you didn’t have time to get your order in, now’s your chance! And as we’ve done the … Continue reading

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How you can help prevent invasive species in the Great Lakes

We’ve all read news articles about various invasive species that have entered the Great Lakes ecosystem – but do many of us know how to prevent their spread? According to representatives from the Lake St. Clair Cooperative Invasive Species Management … Continue reading

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Part 2: What should you buy at the Macomb County tree and plant sale?

In this edition of ‘What should you buy at the Macomb County tree and plant sale,’ we focus on the Eastern Redbud (cercis canadensis)! As a refresher, Macomb County’s tree and plant sale is an annual event held by Green … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung: Resources for planning all types of outdoor fun

Today marks the first day of spring, and we could not be happier! Winter has been…..well, winter. And while there’s still a chance of flurries and cold temps in the forecast, we’ve got our rose-colored glasses on and are planning … Continue reading

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A buyer’s perspective part 2: Why you should purchase plants from the Macomb plant sale

The official start to spring is just around the corner! Which means it’s time to start planning for your yard and/or gardens and to consider Macomb County’s tree and plant sale. In partnership with the City of Sterling Heights, Green … Continue reading

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Metro Detroit celebrates Pi Day with specials, activities

Tomorrow is the official celebration of Pi Day, a holiday centered on the numerical figure 3.14. To mark the occasion, restaurants across Metro Detroit are offering specials and promotions tied to the number. The Detroit Free Press recently listed several: … Continue reading

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