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COVID-19 Update Fall 2021

October 7, 2021 Important update regarding our COVID-19 response VIEW THE March 13, 2020 COVID-19 Post HERE Dear Friends, In accordance with guidelines from local,...
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2021 Industrial Paddle Trip

Friends of the Rouge hosted its annual Industrial Paddle Trip on Saturday, September 18. Riverside Kayak Connection led the annual kayak and canoe trip from Melvindale’s Kessey...
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Herman Jenkins

Herman Jenkins, a native Detroiter, credits the relationships with friends, coaches, and mentors in sports as the key underpinnings of his development as a youth....
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Cyndi Ross

As Restoration Manager, Cyndi leads a team of 7 who work to develop and implement education programs and hands-on activities to inform and engage the...
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Sally Petrella

Sally Petrella has been inspiring Rouge River residents to become stewards of the Rouge River watershed for over twenty years, sharing her knowledge of the...
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Marie McCormick

Marie is the executive director of the Friends of the Rouge whose mission is to restore, protect and enhance the Rouge watershed through education, collaboration...
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Renato Marimón

Renato Marimon has been working at FOTR as a Restoration Assistant since spring 2021, and he is currently assisting with rain garden plantings. Renato is...
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