One volunteer organization is teaming up to make sure the recently closed neighborhood parks in Detroit will get a little extra attention this year.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says budget problems will force the city to close 50 parks this spring — and no outdoor pools will be open this year.
Zeeland Christian School sixth-graders will be helping Zeeland officials put together a “splash pad” proposal.
Las Vegas’ desert location doesn’t mean the area lacks stunning picnic sites. From duck ponds and fishing to romantic desert views, this city has just the right picnic hideaway for every basket. Enjoy the little spot just outside of town where mountain goats come join dinner, but be sure not to miss out on the most stunning picnic locales in the neighborhood.
Gov. Rick Snyder drew applause from a variety of interest groups with his pledge to retool state government’s approach to managing its 4.6 million acres of forests, parks and open spaces that supports the economy and provides a bountiful outdoor playground.
The price of the Recreation Passport needed to enter Michigan’s state parks, recreation areas and forest campgrounds is going up $1 effective next year.
Reconnect with nature by attending Get Out and Play Day at Lake St. Clair Metroparks.
The Detroit City Council on Tuesday discussed a controversial plan to have the state take Belle Isle off the city’s hands.
“Offensive” and “insulting” and “stupid” are just three of the words Detroit City Council members used to describe Mayor Bing and Gov. Snyder’s proposed agreement to turn Belle Isle into a state park.
Detroit would maintain ownership under a proposed agreement with the state and Department of Natural Resources leasing the land under contract.