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Outdoors

Bob Ross-inspired Happy Little (Virtual) 5K registration is open

Inspired by Bob Ross’ love of the outdoors, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is bringing back the Run for the Trees / Happy Little (Virtual) 5K from April 22 to 29, 2022, now in its third year. Registration is open for this 2022 state parks-supporting race. The event is capped at ...

USDA seeks Michigan applications to restore wetlands

EAST LANSING — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from Michigan landowners who want to restore wetlands on their property. Applications submitted by Nov. 12 will be considered for selection for the current fiscal year. Land that formerly contained a wetland but was ...

Tree planting on the Tolkien Trails

HOUGHTON — Tree planting on the Tolkien trails! Come join student and community volunteer's to plant along some of Houghton's finest recreational trails. What? Invasive emerald ash borer has caused extensive damage to the ash tree population on the Tech Trails, leaving gaps in the canopy. ...