Lynn McIntosh

Community members ‘pull together’ for nature

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Becky Steiner and Lynn McIntosh work hard at pulling garlic mustard on the White Pine Trail. Saturday, May 14, while some were racing in the rain to cross the finish line at the Riverbank Run, others were involved in a different kind of race right here in Rockford—the race to save our beautiful native Michigan spring flowers from being overrun by invasive plants like [...]

Rockford returns to roots as Tree City

May 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

William Thornton would be proud of Rockford today. In 1856 the civil engineer was given the job of platting the Village of Laphamville and Thornton made sure the village, which would one day become Rockford, had lots of trees. On Friday, April 30, Rockford took the final step in a process that will qualify the town as a National Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA. Valley [...]