Rochester Hills Joins WaterTowns Initiative

As a part of the Clinton River Watershed, Rochester Hills recently became a member of WaterTowns. This community-based initiative is designed through the Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC) to help cities in the watershed leverage the assets of the Clinton River and Lake St. Clair for water-oriented community development. This year the CRWC will to work with Rochester Hills and identify opportunities for improvements in Bloomer and Yates Parks. Upon completion of the project, the WaterTowns … [Read more...]

Champion of environment prepares to move on

Recently, during a presentation by the Friends of the Clinton River Trail, founder Dan Keifer said modestly that he’s “just the talking head” for the organization. Those who have worked alongside him on the trail and other environmental efforts will tell you that’s not exactly the case. A longtime Rochester Hills resident, Keifer is credited with leadership and dedication that have helped turn key environmental dreams into reality. They include the trail, the city’s green space preservation … [Read more...]