The Greening of Detroit
A partnership between Detroit Public Schools and a nonprofit group aims to educate students about healthy eating and includes planting new gardens at schools.
The lots are being transformed from dumping grounds into nature spots with trees and wildflower gardens, paid for by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
At Downtown Detroit’s Hard Rock Cafe, view memorabilia pieces from all over the world, including Eric Clapton’s guitar.
This episode focusing on the Greening of Detroit program illustrates that it’s about a lot more than just planting trees.
Eighty Detroit public high school students are participating in the Conservation Leadership Corps — a summer jobs program promoting environmental stewardship and leadership skills development while working in the local parks.