Category Archives: environment

New interactive map allows users to virtually explore land and water trails in Macomb County and beyond

We’ve all used Google Street View to check out housing, restaurants and tourist sites – but what if you could use it to preview a trail or waterway? Take a peak before you begin a trek or a kayaking trip? … Continue reading

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Help create a vision for Macomb County parks and natural places!

When we ask people why they love Macomb County, we are often met with a variety of answers. Sometimes it’s our great school districts. Other times it’s our quaint downtowns. But most frequently, the answer is our beautiful parks and … Continue reading

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A fragrant festival: Event to celebrate Michigan lavender crop

The lavender plant has found its way into just about every area of our lives. From candles and lotions, to cooking and cleaning products, the purple flower has become an essential element in many items. And it’s no wonder – … Continue reading

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Sprint and Splash: Sign up now to receive SWAG!

We’re counting down the days until the 7th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races! Held on Saturday, June 16 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township, Sprint and Splash includes a variety of competitive events geared toward people … Continue reading

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Sprint and Splash: Raising funds to protect our beautiful natural resources

Now entering its seventh year, the annual Sprint and Splash is a great way to be active and experience one of Macomb County’s most beautiful natural assets – Lake St. Clair! Held on Saturday, June 16 at Lake St. Clair … Continue reading

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Five reasons to plant trees in Macomb County

On Friday, April 27, participants in the Green Macomb – Urban Forest Partnership and communities across the country will celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees or caring for local green spaces. While you’ve likely heard of Arbor Day or participated … Continue reading

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Mt. Clemens Riverfront Clean-up – Volunteers Needed

Mt. Clemens Riverfront Clean-up Friday, April 27, 2018 9 am – 1:30 pm Spring cleaning time!  Did you know there is a river running right through downtown Mt. Clemens?  Advancing Macomb and the Clinton River Watershed Council will be cutting … Continue reading

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