1. Managing Stormwater, Beautifying Neighborhoods

    On the former sites of vacant Detroit homes, University of Michigan researchers and their partners have built innovative gardens that help manage stormwater while removing neighborhood blight.

  2. Climate Change + Public Health in Detroit

    How does a city grappling with how to thrive in the present day begin to think about what it will look like 50 years down the road? That was a question the Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) wanted answered when it assembled the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative (DCAC) in 2011.

  3. Turning Vacant Land into Productive Green Spaces

    Alleys, vacant lots and underutilized urban spaces hold great potential for fostering more sustainable cities.