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Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.
Submitted 04-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
The Grand River's rapids, Muskegon's oil and Grand Rapid's gypsum mines all originiated from prehistoric seas, deserts and jungles before the Great Lakes ever formed.
Submitted 10-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
Plaster Creek Stewards is in the process of installing 20 curb-cut rain gardens in the Alger Heights neighborhood.
Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.
Submitted 07-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
Plaster Creek Stewards installs rain gardens to ease stormwater flooding and expands to a new Rogue River team.
Submitted 06-02-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
Plaster Creek Stewards is partnering with two middle schools to collect data in an upstream-downstream partnership to unite local students and study local watershed.
Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Amway is sponsoring free admission to five museums on Sunday, April 26.
Submitted 04-07-2015 under NONPROFITS
“We have to have creation and its care at the center of our gospel to the poor, or we’re living a lie.”
Submitted 02-27-2015 under NONPROFITS
In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.
Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS
The Downtown Market is making education a major theme for the coming year and will be offering documentary screenings, gardening classes, meal preparation classes and yoga.
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