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About Us

Friends of the Rouge (FOTR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in 1986 to raise awareness about the need to clean up the Rouge River in southeast Michigan.


Our Watershed

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Contact Us:

4901 Evergreen Road, APC
Dearborn, MI 48128

The FOTR office is located on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus, a short walk from the Monteith Parking Structure where public parking is available. We are located off Fairlane (a short distance from the Henry Ford Fairlane Estate) across the street from the Environmental Study Area. If you park at the Monteith Parking Structure, walk toward campus safety, past the Environmental Interpretive Center along the sidewalk for about 0.3 miles. We are in building 24 (a small one-story modular building – dull yellow with white trim).

Map and directions.

Support FOTR

Friends of the Rouge is supported by private, state, and federal grants, membership support, as well as individual and corporate donations. Please consider supporting Friends of the Rouge today by becoming a member, donor, or sponsor.

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