Category Archives: environment

Can fishflies be a good sign?

Oh no, they are back, and they keep multiplying. Mayflies, better known as fishflies, are all over and landing on everything – the light posts, the sign at 7-11 and the sidewalks. But in reality, having all these fishflies around … Continue reading

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Macomb County keeps getting greener

Today, Green Macomb held a special tree planting at Freedom Hill County Park in honor of Arbor Day. Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel and other officials gave remarks, followed by the planting of a cherry tree that was donated … Continue reading

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A new project takes root in Warren

Yesterday, more than 30 volunteers planted 246 plants, shrubs and trees near SMART bus stops in front of Macomb Community College and Wayne State University’s Advanced Technology Education Center in Warren as part of the Green Macomb Urban Forest Partnership. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day today

This week, we turn to the scenic, heart-shaped shoreline of Lake St. Clair to celebrate Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day. Looking to this part of the vibrant coastline along the corridor from Huron to Erie gives our communities a chance … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Jimmy John’s Field on May 30

The United Shore Professional Baseball League (USPBL), the first independent professional baseball league in the metro Detroit area, is in the final stages of preparing for its inaugural Opening Day on May 30 at the new Jimmy John’s Field in … Continue reading

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Recycle Often. Recycle Right in Macomb County

Maybe it’s the warmer air or the green grass and flower buds that typically (notice I said typically) start poking through in April, but, for whatever reason, April has been designated as a month where we are all encouraged to … Continue reading

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Gardening 101 – What’s bugging you?

So the plants are in … what’s next? If you are a new or seasoned gardener…this year could be different than all others. We have had wet, cold, wet and now hot weather. This can only encourage diseases and insects … Continue reading

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