Category Archives: Green Macomb

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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Fruits and vegetables are also available at the Spring Tree and Plant Sale

Looking to try out your green thumb this year? Check out the Spring Tree and Plant Sale. They have a range of fruits and vegetables available at affordable prices. Consider trying to grow some strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or grapes this … Continue reading

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Green Macomb – Tree and Plant Sales – Orders Due April 5!

Macomb County is partnering with the Blue Water Conservation District to hold a Spring Tree and Plant sale. Items available for purchase include young trees (including those that bear fruit), shrubs, berry bushes, wildflower seeds and others at very reasonable costs. The … Continue reading

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Explore Macomb County trails and parks with the Adventure League

When you think about spending time outdoors, what do you think of? If hiking through dense trees, paddling down serene rivers and biking along dirt paths comes to mind, chances are you’re thinking about places up north. But there are … Continue reading

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Environmental stewardship thrives at Weekly Clean

If you are passionate about the outdoors and the environment, then Weekly Clean is the place for you! The Clinton River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) volunteer stewardship program, Weekly Clean, engages citizens of all ages in trash cleanups throughout Oakland and … Continue reading

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Building community through gardening

Gardens can be as diverse and creative as you are. Some people plant rain gardens to help filter stormwater runoff. Other gardens are planted to benefit specific wildlife, such as butterflies or bees. Many gardens are simply pretty to look … 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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