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Bug Hunts

(Benthic Macroinvertebrate Monitoring) What is a Bug Hunt? Do you ever wonder about what lives in the river besides fish and turtles? Come to one...
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Rouge Frog & Toad Survey

Background Amphibians are sensitive indicators of habitat quality and their presence or absence can be used to assess wetland health. Wetlands absorb and filter stormwater,...
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Rouge River Water Trail

With over 1.35 million people residing in the Rouge River Watershed, the river has the potential to offer paddling opportunities close to home. Water quality...
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Public Workshops

Funded by: The Alliance of Rouge Communities Friends of the Rouge, in partnership with the Alliance of Rouge Communities, coordinates workshops to teach the public...
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Green Infrastructure Education

Rouge River Green Infrastructure Education, Installation and Marketing Partners: Communities in the Johnson Creek and Tonquish Creek Subwatersheds Funded by: The Michigan Department of Environmental...
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Invasive Species Control

Collaborative Invasive Species Control within the Rouge and Detroit River AOC’s, Wayne County Partners:  Multiple partners, Wayne County Dept. of Public Services Funded by:  A Great...
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Rain Gardens to the Rescue

Growing Sustainable Water Solutions: Rain Gardens to the Rescue Program Partners: Sierra Club Great Lakes Program & Keep Growing Detroit Funded by: The Fred A...
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Major Restoration Projects

Growing Sustainable Water Solutions: Rain Gardens to the Rescue Program Partners: Sierra Club Great Lakes Program & Keep Growing Detroit Funded by: The Erb Family Foundation...
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Resources

Landscaping with Native Plants Adopt Green Landscaping for Clean Streams practices Greenacres: Landscaping with Native Plants, EPA Step-by-Step Guide to Planning & Planting Rain Gardens...
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