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About Us

Sara Steenbergh

Sara joined Friends of the Rouge in 2023 as the Restoration Landscape Architect. In this role, she leads the design team in initiatives that knit...
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Rosina Newton

.  Rosina brings a wealth of plant knowledge and gardening experience with her.  She is originally from Texas and received a Bachelor of Science in...
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Olivia Williams

Olivia Williams is a master’s student in the Department of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include working toward a...
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Miriam Cabrera-Avalos

My name is Miriam and I am the aquatic invasive plant monitoring intern at Friends of the Rouge. I am currently in my senior year...
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Brian Devlin

I was born and raised in Detroit and currently reside in Livonia. I graduated from the University of Michigan – Dearborn with an undergraduate degree in...
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Sam Davis

Sam Davis began as the Education & Monitoring Assistant in March 2022, a new position created to support the Rouge Education Project and the Monitoring...
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Cara Beld

Cara is the Operations and Membership Assistant with Friends of the Rouge, supporting the administrative operations and growth of the organization. She joined the team...
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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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