This adorable group was undeterred by our presence, giving us a good couple minutes of foraging and frolicking to film. Enjoy!
Certificates and prizes are awarded for the largest tree submitted from each county, for the overall largest tree in different age groups, and for the largest White Pine (Michigan’s state tree).
Royal Oak Residents Can Participate in No Mow May (City of Royal Oak, May 13, 2022) The Royal Oak City Commission voted on May 9, 2022 to support NO MOW MAY. The NO MOW MAY movement’s goal is to allow grass (and dandelions) to grow to help pollinators with habitats and increase the number of…
Over the years, Oakland County Times has done some enDEERing stories about our woodland friends
“Expansion of Kirtland’s warblers into new areas, and in greater numbers, is good news for the future of the species in Michigan,” said DNR Director Dan Eichinger.
Here at ReLeaf Michigan, we know autumn is a time for football, apple cider, and corn mazes; but it’s also a great time to assess your home landscaping needs and to prepare your yard for winter!
We will have a “Best Zinnia Bloom” contest, voted on by those in attendance.
Inspect boats, trailers, docks and gear and remove all mud, debris and plant material. Use a hose or power washer when available. Dispose of unwanted material in a trash can.
The wings are more opaque than other monarchs as well, due to lack of pigment, adding to the effect
He’s be-friended a family of raccoons with a genetic mutation that makes their fur white and their eyes pink.
With controlled burns the path is slow and steady. There are times when all they need to do is simply stand by observantly as the line of fire creeps along the ground, gracefully consuming…
The Van Tassel Pedestrian Bridge is named for former Orion Township Supervisor JoAnn Van Tassel, whose leadership helped Orion to develop in a way that respected the natural beauty of the area.
Cards include affectionate plays on words, like “I’m very fawned of you!” and “You make me a happy camper, Valentine!”
These challenges are worth it though as the trail leads over ravines and includes a couple scenic outlook points.
The park is a tracking place for hawk migration, and a sculpture includes pictures of the various birds one might see and the time of year they pass through.
Taylor’s photos as well as scenes from other local photographers were included in the City of Southfield 2021 calendar.
The new Storybook Trail at Heritage Park combines the joy of a walk in the woods, with a story that families can read along the way.
Dr. Ruth Marcec-Greaves is the director of the center. She’s dedicated her life to learning about the diverse mix of frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts that can be found around the globe. Learning about them – and protecting them.
They are very wary and cautious of people normally, and are voracious predators.
Sharing the Woods and a Sense of Wonder Thanks to Royal Oak Nature Society (Don Drife, President Royal Oak Nature Society, April 13, 2019) Royal Oak, MI – It’s a sunny spring day and I’m sitting on a bench listening to trilling Redwing Blackbirds, feeling the sun on my face, and watching a pair of…