In this installment of our “Landscope” series, get a bird’s eye view of the “birth” of a landfill in Kent County, Mich.
In this installment of our “Landscope” series, get a bird’s eye view of the growth of Saline, Mich., which has expanded from small farming town to an ever-growing community.
In this installment of our “Landscope” series, get a bird’s eye view of the northern Michigan town of Gaylord, which has seen much economic development in the last couple decades.
Normally construction for a major project like Detroit’s Comerica Park requires the demolition of everything in its way.
One building, the Gem Theater, was fortunate to survive.
In this installment of our “Landscope” series, get a bird’s eye view of the western Michigan city of Grand Rapids – and its evolution from farming town to one of the most popular cities for young professionals.
Before it was buried in the late 19th Century, Singapore, Mich. was a bustling lumber town on the southwest coast of Michigan. As time passed, it was lost under the shifting dunes.
Endangered Kirtland’s warblers spend the summer nesting only in certain areas of Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario.
They winter in the Bahamas. Researchers are using tiny light sensors to track how the birds travel between those areas.
Advances in technology help researchers track the birds to get a better understanding of their migration route to the Bahamas.
Now a booming suburb of Metro Detroit, Southfield has come a long way from a small agricultural town.
The city grew from around 18,500 residents in 1950 to more than 78,000 residents in 2000 before declining to 71,758 residents by 2010.
This increase was due to the growth of suburbs, where fresh air and having your own backyard was advertised by real estate agencies, as opposed to city living, where housing was crowded and dense.
Reuse, waste reduction, helps fuel 10-year decline, according to recent state report.
The state has almost enough space for three decades of trash.
There was a slight uptick in Canadian trash imports in 2013, although 10-year trend is a decline.
Seeking the high ground: Two new Echo features and another longstanding one produce a different sort of environmental journalism.