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News for Oakland County Residents
A Certified Natural Shorelines Professional can help you understand a shoreline's erosion potential
The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership offers highly trained marine and landscape professionals available to assess the causes of shoreline erosion and develop a customized solution particularly designed for your shoreline.
Emerald Ash Borer Follow-up
More than a decade has passed since the battle against the emerald ash borer began in Oakland County. Most of our ash trees are dead, but the war continues.
August Landscape Tip: Fall Vegetable Gardening
Planting vegetables for a fall harvest is an often overlooked method for prolonging the growing season. With careful planning, planting a fall garden will extend the gardening season so you can continue to harvest fresh produce after earlier crops have finished. Many cool-season vegetables produce their best flavor and quality when they mature during cool weather.