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Tapping into people power to plant trees on vacant neighborhood land

When Tharmond Ligon Jr., 42, moved back to Detroit from Southfield in 2013, his childhood neighborhood near the former Michigan State Fairgrounds, “wasn’t being cared for as it could be,” he recounted.  At the time, he was 33. His move was motivated by an interest to tackle problems in the neighborhood.  “We know nature provides […]