Click for Ann Arbor, Michigan Forecast
Thursday April 24, 2014
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

Soft Healing at the Arb

 

continued

For their part, these individuals who have strayed outside the law-like the Ford engineers, the loyal cadre of longtime Arb volunteers, and those slightly surprised orientation students-take away unique memories of their time helping out on Grese's and Gray's projects. One tattooed young man proudly shows a photo of a Massasauga rattlesnake-not terribly uncommon at Botanical Gardens-he took on his cell phone. An older man looks forward to bringing his children out to Matthaei "when I have time." He wants to show them something special. He laughs. "Purple love grass. Can you believe it, this place has purple love grass!"

A shorter version of this article, "Saving Nichols Drive," was first posted in the News channel on January 9, 2009.    (end of article)

[Originally published in February, 2009.]

 

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 ... 12 l 13 l 14
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News
Specializing in lawn care services, Garrido’s Crew offers landscaping, seeding and sod, shrub trimmi
click for more info on summer camps
Ann Arbor Summer Festival
click to learn more about summer camps for kids