This illustration shows a future nature spot in what used to be a garbage-filled, vacant lot in Detroit. (credit: The Greening of Detroit)

Group Transforms Vacant Detroit Lots Into Nature Areas

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

Taken from the scene of the Duck Lake wildfire in the eastern Upper Peninsula. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook)

Mich. Plants Seedlings To Restore Burned Forests

Michigan has planted more than 7 million seedlings on state forest land this spring to reforest land and protect wildlife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013


Plan Would Cut Hundreds Of Trees To Widen Rustic Road

Residents are debating $850,000 in repairs proposed for one of Ingham County’s worst roads. The cost and proposed destruction of up to 500 trees along what is considered a scenic road is upsetting some county residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

Recycling Christmas trees. (File Photo/Getty Images)

Oakland County Helps ‘Undeck The Halls’ With Christmas Tree Recycling

If you’re anxious to take down your Christmas decorations already, Oakland County is offering a place to toss your tree.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2012

Volunteers To Plant Thousands Of Trees In Detroit

Go green this weekend in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2012

Tree-Lined Local Street Sought For New Film

Specifically, they’re looking for a rural road that is “flat, straight, and has trees like a tunnel encompassing it.”

CBS Detroit–09/12/2012

DTE repair crew on Telegraph near 14 Mile Road. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

DTE Begins 2-Month Tree Trimming Push

To improve electrical service reliability and safety for customers, DTE tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012

Mid-Mich. Farm: Drought Killing Christmas Trees

A mid-Michigan farm reports the drought is responsible for killing many newly planted Christmas trees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

A vacant home in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

175 Acres In Detroit Could Be Used To Grow Timber

A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use may be allowed to buy about 175 acres on which to grow and harvest timber under a plan expected to be considered soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2012

Michigan School District May Sell Trees To Raise Cash

A mid-Michigan school district is considering offer up some big trees it owns near school offices to help plug a $43,000 budget hole.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012