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Thanks to a new tool, it's easier being green in Detroit
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
With a simple keyword search, the Detroit Green Map shows users interested in sustainable practices where to buy solar panels, where to recycle, where to volunteer, and more.
Video: Healing roadways in the Great Lakes with green infrastructure
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
See how green infrastructure can greatly reduce the negative effects of our roadways on the Great Lakes.
The 7 environmental wonders of southeast Michigan
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
We may not have mountains (or even molehills, for that matter), but southeast Michigan is home to unique natural wonders that are being rediscovered and restored in the postindustrial era.
How Cody Rouge is becoming Detroit's leading neighborhood for green infrastructure
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Flooding has long been an issue for Detroit's Cody Rouge neighborhood, but nonprofits, the city, and residents are taking action to mitigate the negative effects of stormwater on the community. Their latest project, a bioswale in Stein Park, is currently under construction.
Healing fractured water: How Michigan's roadways impact our waterways
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
In the Great Lakes, we drive to get where we are going. And with tens of thousands of lane-miles of roadway across the basin, in both urban areas and rural areas, the impact of all of that hard surface on our waterways adds up.
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Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October development news round-up
Detroit Future City releases guide to help residents steward vacant lots
Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms
Small vineyard takes shape in old school on east side
Land use and quality of life plan takes root in Brightmoor
Developers dig 27 geothermal wells to heat, cool Midtown's historic Forest Arms building
Community block party announced for West RiverWalk grand opening
First annual blacksmith and welding festival to take place in Midtown
Midtown Detroit, Inc. secures funding for new green alley, construction starts in September
25 and still going strong, Greening of Detroit keeps humming along
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Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Another green alley coming to Midtown
Source: Curbed Detroit
Vacant Land Treatment Program is collab effort
Source: Greening of Detroit
Belle Isle Conservancy president answers questions about future of city park
Source: Bridge Michigan
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