vibrant cities http://michiganradio.org en Vibrant cities adviser draws on DNR experience http://michiganradio.org/post/vibrant-cities-adviser-draws-dnr-experience <p>DETROIT (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder&#39;s point man on the administration&#39;s vibrant cities initiative knows there&#39;s not a lot of spare money to invest in recreation and green space in Michigan cities.<br /><br /> But Rodney Stokes, the former leader of the state&#39;s Department of Natural Resources, sees a growing desire to expand urban trails, reclaim riverfronts for recreational use and offer outdoor activities. He&#39;s helped do that in Detroit, and sees potential elsewhere.<br /> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 23:19:36 +0000 The Associated Press 8387 at http://michiganradio.org