Detroit

Deji Akinpelu

From Playing in the Garden to Environmental Scientist

College student Deji Akinpelu has been spending time in nature and learning how to save the planet with National Wildlife Federation for most of his life – get inspired by his story!

Andrew Moore, Cooper Elementary School, East Side, 2008, digital chromogenic print scanned from film negative, 62 x 78 in., Collection of Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell. Credit: Andrew Moore

Nature: Driving Revitalization in the Motor City and Beyond

  During the roaring 20’s, Detroit glittered as a global center of automobile manufacturing. With a population that soared from 285,000 in 1900 to 1.6 million by 1930, it was …

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson addresses reporters during Great Lakes Week press conference, October 11, 2011. PHOTO / Celia Haven

Great Lakes Restoration: Day 1 in Detroit

We had a great Day 1 at the 7th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Detroit, where hundreds of Great Lakes advocates, scientists, policy makers and community leaders have gathered …

Lake Michigan beach at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, Michigan

Healing Our Waters in Motown: Great Lakes Restoration Conference

Motown is known for great music and keeping things moving on the assembly line. This week, hundreds of people from across the country are keeping things moving in Detroit to …

Detroit Community Garden

What Does Green Mean To African Americans?

RougeRiverDischarge

Book shows value of Great Lakes restoration

Detroit

Green Equity Is Mission Essential

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