We are thankful for YOU! It’s that time of year again when we gather together with family and friends to share what we are thankful for. Here at the Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy we have it pretty easy: we’re most thankful for YOU! Our members and our supporting community. It has been an exciting […]

What is Green Infrastructure and Why Does it Matter?

Remember those severe thunderstorms in June that knocked out power and flooded the streets of Ann Arbor? Climate projections for the region suggest that the frequency and intensity of storms like that will only continue to increase in coming decades. What can Ann Arbor do about it? Well, in addition to ramping up our existing […]

Meet our favorite Ann Arbor businesses!

Carol Roeda Studio, Cherry Republic, and Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, are among Allen Creek Greenway’s favorite Ann Arbor stores. All three businesses were started in Michigan and continue to stay true to their Michigan roots. Learn more about these stores and why they are our favorites below: Carol Roeda is a Michigan artist who got her […]

Get your Trick-or-Treat on without leaving your house

WHAT: Don’t feel like venturing out in this chilly fall weather to earn you candy this year? Let the Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy do it for you! All you have to do is like us on Facebook by October 31st and you will become instantly eligible to receive our A2 Trick or Treat Bag! The bag […]

A Brief History of Allen Creek

(The below is a compilation of work by Kate Harris and Rachel Chalat, edited by Ashlee Grace. A key resource was Grace Shackman’s Ann Arbor Observer Article (June 1993)  ”The Rise and Fall of Allen’s Creek“) Allen Creek was born around 13,000 years ago when a 1,500 foot thick sheet of ice stalled briefly over what […]