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Friends of the Rouge

More about the watershed
A Ray of Sunlight Hope by Kathleen Klein

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

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 Lakes Restoration Initiative grant from the US EPA in the amount of $653,756 to Wayne County Department of Public Services supports this project to control invasive plants.

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 Quality Nonpoint Source Program

Public Workshops

Funded by: Alliance of Rouge Communities