Best of 2012 Videos

Best of 2012


Get on the BusGet on the Bus
Duration – 6:18

The Mobility Management and Travel Training program in Kalamazoo can help you get around on the Metro Transit system.

New Land PreserveNew Land Preserve Open
Duration – 5:20

In Oshtemo Township the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy is looking at how to best present one of its newest preserves – a 70-acre plot donated by a Western Michigan University professor. The KL Avenue Natural Preserve is home to vestiges of ak savanna and oak woodland, which the land conservancy hopes to restore along with the flora and fauna that thrive there. The Connect team recently went out to take a look.

Local FishingLocal Fishing
Duration – 5:36

Kalamazoo is rife with lakes and lakes have fish. Michigan is particularly blessed with sport fish and just outside the city limits is Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery where they raise fish from eggs in the wild and release them back in lakes, rivers and streams to entice the anglers among us.

Up on the RoofUp on the Roof
Duration – 5:40

Usually when you see colorful flowers, they’re in the ground, in planters or hanging baskets. But at Kalamazoo City Hall, 55 hundred square feet of flowers are up on the roof.

Betcha Didn't KnowBetcha Didn’t Know…Steve Lawrence
Duration – 5:22

Watercolor is said to be the most difficult medium to paint with, Animal Control Director Steve Lawrence tells us how he does it.