Explore!

Explore: Raintree Park and the New “Storybook Trail” in Troy

October 26th 2020

Part of the trail is in a forested area so there is a great opportunity for families to enjoy nature during their visit.

Explore: A Stroll Through Downtown Farmington

October 16th 2020

From there it was easy to spot details that make Downtown Farmington unique, especially now with their Halloween-themed Grand Raven Festival…

Video: Up Close View as Hawk Hunts in Woodland Hills Park, Farmington Hills

October 7th 2020

But a Wednesday morning walk at Woodland Hills Nature Park in Farmington Hills gave this reporter an up close look at a red tail hawk hunting in the forest. 

Explore: A Stroll Through Hazel Park

September 16th 2020

Hazel Park, MI –  Hazel Park is a place with plenty to see, and it was a joy to get some steps in along John R., 10 Mile, and 9 Mile and some of the neighborhoods in between.

Explore: 4,461 Acres of Nature and Fun at Stony Creek Metropark

August 23rd 2020

Even after several visits there is still much to explore in this 4,461 acre oasis. 

Explore: A Stroll Through Downtown Rochester

April 21st 2020

Downtown Rochester has the best of two worlds – a thriving shopping district with eclectic locally owned shops and restaurants, plus a serene bit of nature with the Rochester River Walk and the Paint Creek Trail.

Things to See: A Stroll Through Downtown Birmingham

April 13th 2020

Spotting details on walks is a great way to give your brain and your body a temporary break from the worries of contemporary life.

Things to See: A Stroll Through Downtown Ferndale

April 7th 2020

But there is plenty to be seen, including the Downtown Development Authority’s investment in public art…

Jonathan Schechter: Nature Writer, ER Paramedic, Adventurer

April 2nd 2020

Other topics have included coyotes and the massasauga rattlesnake, which is the only venomous snake in Oakland County.

Places to EXPLORE in Oakland County

March 13th 2020

Avoiding people doesn’t necessarily mean staying inside.