In Your Yard

Snow and Ice Reminders and Tips

Monday, December 12, 2016

Now seems like a good time to provide some reminders and tips from ELi about snow and ice management for East Lansing residents.

Couple Relieved Lawsuit Is Over, But Warn Others

Thursday, November 3, 2016

In spite of it costing them stress and money, Dick and Conni Crittenden do not regret fighting BWL to save their trees. In fact, they're still urging other East Lansing homeowners to do the same.

Deer Survey to Begin In Eight City Parks

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MSU students will try to figure out how many deer we've got now in eight East Lansing parks. Then it'll be up the Council to decide what to do from there.

What’s Happening in October’s Night Sky?

Friday, October 7, 2016

Astronomer Robert Victor provides ELi's readers news about our October night skies along with details about how you can start by heading to the MSU Observatory this weekend for Public Observing Nights.

Judge Rules Against BWL in Tree Trimming Case

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Ingham County Judge Clinton Canady has ruled against BWL in the electrical utility's lawsuit against East Lansing homeowners Richard and Conni Crittenden.

Pokemon GO Takes Over East Lansing

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

 

Above: Players hunt Pokemon behind The Peoples Church

Have you seen random strangers wandering your neighborhood? Faces glued to their phone screens? Suddenly one of them yells out, “Guys! Guys! I caught a Squirtle!”

Don’t be alarmed; these people are merely playing Pokémon GO.

Judge Hears BWL Arguments Under Disputed Maple Tree

Monday, July 18, 2016

Above: Judge Clinton Canady looks at the trees in the backyard of Conni Crittenden, foreground. Immediately behind Canady is the mature disputed maple, which has multiple trunks. BWL wants to remove the entire trunk shown on the left (to the right of Canady) in this photo. What would remain is the trunk shown directly behind Canady in this photo.

Judge's Decision Likely to Decide Fate of Thousands of East Lansing Trees

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Above: Tree-trimming trucks out in the Glencairn neighborhood today, following Friday’s storm

With electrical provider BWL and East Lansing resident Richard Crittenden still unable to agree on the right way to trim a mature silver maple in Crittenden’s yard, Ingham County Judge Clinton Canady will soon be going out to look at the tree himself.

Special Yard Waste Pickup on Monday for Storm Debris

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Above: An East Lansing yard waste bag, but you can use any type of yard waste bag for Monday. Read on.

UPDATE: The City of East Lansing is offering another no-fee yard-waste pickup on Monday, July 18. Large-debris pickup will also continue through this coming week.

Because many East Lansing residents are dealing with cleaning up a large number of small branches and leaves as well as big limbs in the wake of yesterday’s storm, the City will provide a no-fee yard waste pickup on Monday, July 11.

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