Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice perform at Bear Creek Nature Park

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice perform at Bear Creek Nature Park on Friday, August 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce their third and final concert in their free, Music in the Meadows outdoor concert series, featuring traditional bluegrass band Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice. Come hear some hard-drivin', lonesome, traditional bluegrass. This concert will be held at Bear Creek Nature Park, 740 W. Snell Road at 7:00 p.m. (between Rochester … [Read more...]

Outdoor Fun and Fitness in the Rochester Area

The Great Outdoors  Summer is officially here so grab your gear and head outdoors for a great workout. Exercising outside can increase your motivation and make your workouts more interesting. Research shows spending time outdoors reduces stress and the fresh air releases serotonin in the brain which can put you in a fantastic mood. The scenery can help exercisers from getting bored and outdoor workouts offer more of a full-body workout that can burn more calories. The Rochester area has lots … [Read more...]

28 Acres Burned in Oakland Township

Smoking Monday in Oakland Township Oakland Township has conducted two prescribed burns so far this spring. Residents may have spotted smoke in the area on Monday due to the prairie restoration plan that called for 28-acres to be burned. Seventeen acres were burned in the old agricultural fields in Charles Illsley Park and eleven acres were burned at the Bear Creek Nature Park. Plantwise, LLC out of Ann Arbor completed the burns. Plantwise has conducted more than 500 burns since 1998 across … [Read more...]