Casting a safety net

Casting a safety net

Catching the world’s fastest bird wasn’t in the job description when Ryan Wisniewski joined DTE Energy as a summer co-op at the Monroe Power Plant. But he didn’t mind. “Not at all, I enjoy it,” said Wisniewski, who is studying environmental engineering at the...
Monarchs and milkweeds

Monarchs and milkweeds

Looking across acres of Michigan countryside on DTE Energy property in St. Clair County, Matt Shackelford, a company biologist, sees what most others can’t – a field of natural treasures. Sprinkled among the grassy meadows and tracts of bittersweet and Queen Anne’s...
The birds and the bees

The birds and the bees

With the arrival of summer weather, Karl Lievense noticed a small patio outside of DTE Energy’s Ashley Mews building in Ann Arbor was often empty when it seemingly should be an ideal spot for lunch. “People who bring their lunch to work kind of forget about it....