Tree Farms in Oakland County

Christmas - tree cutting family.

The Holiday season just isn’t complete without a big tree to decorate with ornaments collected throughout the years, blinking lights, and shining ribbon. If you’re on the hunt for that perfect Christmas pine, check out the farms in Oakland County offering fresh pre-cut and “u-cut” trees. Verify all hours and activities before you head out as they may be subject to change. Use this map as a guide:

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Nominations for the Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Now Open

Elite 40 Class of 2015 Group Picture.

The Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Program is now searching for the region’s ‘Best of the Best’ in 2016. Enter now to nominate yourself, or someone else, to the Elite 40 Under 40 program, which celebrates talented young professionals who are shaping Oakland County, and the region. Young entrepreneurs, community leaders, teachers, and anyone who has made significant contributions can be nominated for their good work. Continue reading

Rose Oaks County Park: 640 Acres of Outdoor Adventuring

The Wilder Side of Oakland County

Rose Oak County Park.

A chewed tree is the sign of beaver in Rose Oaks County Park.

Located near the town of Holly, Rose Oaks County Park remains one of the lesser-visited wildland gems of Oakland County Parks. That may change as the diverse user groups that explore, hike and ride the park’s 5.5 miles of equestrian-friendly trails spread the word of the park’s natural wonders and increased trail connectivity. With winter just around the corner, cross-country skiers will soon enjoy the solitude and beauty of the meandering backcountry trails. Continue reading