Entries by Madalyn Buursma

Study finds value in Michigan’s coastal dunes

Written by: Madalyn Buursma   Lauded in Pure Michigan Ads, voted the most beautiful place in America, and attracting tourists from around the country, the ever changing landscape of our Michigan sand dunes are a beautiful sight to see. Yet up until recently, they had never been completely mapped out, […]

Q&A with Wege Speaker Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali

Written by Madalyn Buursma Environmental justice activist and prolific public speaker Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali will be giving a presentation on environmental justice on Thursday, April 11, at Aquinas College. The presentation is part of the the annual Wege Speaker Series, in partnership with WMEAC. As part of the presentation, […]

Grand Rapids is Becoming Safer for Cyclists

Written by Madalyn Buursma With the snow melting and spring coming closer, more and more Grand Rapids commuters are seen cycling to work. Biking is becoming a more popular mode of transportation, with 32% of downtown residents biking or walking to work, according to the city’s website. Though Grand Rapids […]