December 1, 2021

Winter Solstice: Where Science and Sacred Meet

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, our darkened world is currently illuminated with lights, candles, fires in the hearth, and the frenetic energy of holiday preparations.
November 1, 2021

Tackling Stormwater Solutions on Your Property

By: Christy Ellery, Science Communication Intern The 16th-century term “green lawn” refers to a managed grass space on the property of the elite who could invest […]
October 1, 2021

Fall in the Forest: Using Our Senses for Science & Stewardship

Cool nights and colorful foliage are highlights of fall in the forest. Use all of your sensory power to explore on your own or join the […]
September 1, 2021

The Belle River: A Long Journey Through Our County

Friends of the St. Clair River periodically highlights guest opinion-editorial pieces.The content contained in guest articles does not reflect the opinions of Friends of the St. […]
August 5, 2021

The St. Clair Rotary Wildlife Landing Project

Friends of the St. Clair River periodically highlights guest editorial pieces. The content contained in guest articles does not reflect the opinions of Friends of the […]
July 12, 2021

The St. Clair River: A Historical Perspective

Friends of the St. Clair River periodically highlights guest editorial pieces. The content contained in the guest opinion-editorial article does not reflect the opinions of the […]
June 24, 2021

Gypsy Moth – It’s almost over, your place is a mess, and your trees are still alive

It’s almost over! The Gypsy Moth frass, leaf fragments and large, hairy caterpillars will stop raining down on your head and home in the next few […]
June 3, 2021

Gypsy Moth – An Unwelcome Start to Summer

Are creeping caterpillars spoiling your early summer fun or harming your trees? Gypsy Moth caterpillars are making messes and gobbling tree leaves in larger than normal […]
May 25, 2021

Monarch Butterflies: One family’s cure to the pandemic boredom blues

Story by Melissa Kivel While I’ve always had a love for nature, I didn’t become a huge butterfly nerd until the world as I knew it […]
April 27, 2021

Climate Change: An activist’s perspective on the significance of community efforts

Be the community. Take meaningful action to show your support for people and the planet. And turn your action into habits that last beyond Earth Day!
March 24, 2021

Happy Trails to You

Where can you go to experience one of the largest freshwater deltas in the world, known as the St. Clair Flats? Where can you go to […]
February 23, 2021

Winter Watershed Protection Tips

Our St. Clair River watershed is made up of unique water resources, like over a thousand miles of streams and creeks, fourteen Great Lakes beaches and […]