Simone Lightfoot’s Archive

Detroit Community Garden

What Does Green Mean To African Americans?

As a child my sisters and I would sometimes share bath water and shop at the Goodwill for Sunday dresses.  My great grandma would unearth worms to go fishing and …

Asian-Carp

Asian Carp: Not Grandma’s Type of Fish

Early memories of fishing with our grandma included regular warnings to never eat the carp! As a child, the actively agile carp was a tough fish to get into the …

Detroit

Green Equity Is Mission Essential

Simone Lightfoot heads up regional urban initiatives for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Great Lakes Regional Center. She integrates the work of the NWF with the region’s urban green efforts …

Recycling Truck

Public Attacks Are Green Attacks

Simone Lightfoot heads up regional urban initiatives for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Great Lakes Regional Center. She integrates the work of the NWF with the region’s urban green efforts …

Urban Green Initiatives and the 2010 Elections

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