Tag Archives: Outdoors

Fireworks to light up Macomb County sky beginning tomorrow

Fireworks have captivated people ever since they were invented in China over 2,000 years ago. At first, fireworks were simple orange and white bursts that were believed to ward off evil spirits, but, over the centuries, they have expanded to … Continue reading

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Getting in the saddle

Trail riding on horseback at Wolcott Mill Metropark Like most city girls growing up, I always wanted a horse. Of course I read all the horse books I could find, classics like Black Beauty, Justin Morgan Had a Horse, all … Continue reading

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Cross-country skiing at Stony Creek Metropark

When I was growing up, my mom always encouraged my siblings and me to go outside and enjoy the great outdoors. For mom, all four seasons were opportunities to explore nature with her children. So, when winter came, she didn’t … Continue reading

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How this summer-fun girl grew to enjoy ice fishing

I will be the first to admit – I much prefer summer over winter. In fact, I could never see snow again and be perfectly happy. I am generally not a big fan of winter sports, and before I met … Continue reading

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It’s all about the boats

With temperatures dropping below zero over the last few days, it can be difficult to imagine or remember a warm sunny day spent on Lake St. Clair.  Thankfully, there is plenty of summer fun at the 57th Annual Detroit Boat … Continue reading

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Parks offer unique way to explore Macomb County

I grew up in the UP where snow was plentiful, hills were high and houses were few and far between. I’ve found a place to remind me of home, where everyone can come and get that immersed-in-nature feel. Stony Creek … Continue reading

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New Boardwalk Brings Enhanced Opportunity to Experience Lake St. Clair Wildlife

By: Denise Semion, Communications Manager, Huron-Clinton Metroparks At a ceremony in Macomb County, Governor Snyder declared July 31st as Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day. With 32 miles of coastline in Macomb County, this declaration brings regional recognition to an area … Continue reading

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