Tree Doctor

DNR’s volunteer stewards safeguard Michigan’s natural areas

Three Shores CISMA coordinator stands near an invasion of Japanese knotweed in Sault Ste. Marie.

Eastern UP organization battles invasive plant species


Lake St. Clair: Celebrating, cleaning up Metro Detroit's blue jewel


Effort to green up urban Macomb County takes root

The Connor Sport Court mill is located in Amasa, Michigan. Maple basketball courts played on  under bright lights in big cities come from this rural spot in the Upper Peninsula. (photo courtesy   Nick Jensen/Floline Media)
Jay Bierlein cutting a log into lengths.
Paul Hickman of Urban Ashes
Carim Calkins in the forest on the grounds of Frost Middle School in Livonia

Preserving a bit of wilderness in the suburbs

Katie Armstrong stands in front of a red maple clump marked to cut as part of a hardwood thinning.
Ash Borer
Scott Robbins stands among Michigan maples.

The Surprising Second Life of a Michigan Tree

Mike Score, president of Hantz Woodlands

Nowhere to go but up: Growing metro Detroit's tree canopy

Michigan is covered in maple trees, yet few are used in syrup production.

Michigan farms keep eye on demand for natural maple syrup

Mt. Biking (Arcadia Bluffs)
Mt. Biking (Arcadia Bluffs)
Mt. Biking (Arcadia Bluffs)
Mt. Biking (Arcadia Bluffs)