“Youth Connection” Get To Work On Belle Isle

Rodney Stokes, Special Advisor to Gov. Rick Snyder talks about changes we'll see on Belle Isle.
Belle Isle (PSweeting) Rodney Stokes, Special Advisor to Gov. Rick Snyder talks about changes we'll see on Belle Isle.
In hard hat with work boots slung over her shoulder and tool belt strapped around her waist is Dr. Grenae Dudley of the Youth Connection works with scores of teens who have been learning about wildlife, plants and helping to rehab one of the comfort stations on Belle Isle.
Belle Isle 2 (PSweeting) In hard hat with work boots slung over her shoulder and tool belt strapped around her waist is Dr. Grenae Dudley of the Youth Connection works with scores of teens who have been learning about wildlife, plants and helping to rehab one of the comfort stations on Belle Isle.
Students standing on the stairway at the Belle Isle Casino -- location of the "All In For Belle Isle" campaign kick-off. (WWj/Pat Sweeting)
Belle Isle 3 (PSweeting) Scores of teens learn about wildlife, plants on Belle Isle.
Scores of teens learn about wildlife, plants and helping to rehab one of the comfort stations on Belle Isle.
Belle Isle 4 (PSweeting) Scores of teens learn about wildlife, plants and helping to rehab one of the comfort stations on Belle Isle.
Scores of teens learn about wildlife, plants and helping to rehab one of the comfort stations on Belle Isle.
Belle Isle 5 (PSweeting) Scores of teens learn about wildlife, plants and helping to rehab one of the comfort stations on Belle Isle.
All over the island, visitors will see piles of freshly sawn tree limbs and tree trunks waiting for the grinder. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)
Belle Isle 6 (PSweeting) All over the island, visitors will see piles of freshly sawn tree limbs and tree trunks waiting for the grinder. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)
The Department of Natural Resources is now in the process of chopping down and grinding diseased and dying trees.
Belle Isle 7 (PSweeting) The Department of Natural Resources is now in the process of chopping down and grinding diseased and dying trees.
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