2023 Celebrate with Friends: Awards Ceremony & Gathering on the Rouge
Thursday, June 22, 20236:00-7:30 p.m. New Event for You! Friends, you are invited the new, in-person Volunteer & Member Appreciation Event! This free event is to... Read More →
The calendar says it’s now officially spring, and here in the Rouge River watershed area we’re having some warm, sunny days enticing us outside. You... Read More →
Rouge Rundown – March 8, 2023 – Paddling Trips | Spring Gardening | FOTR is Hiring | Winter Rookery and More!
March 8, 2023ROUGE RUNDOWN Experience the Joy of River Exploration: Join Friends for the End-of-Winter Paddle! Your End-of-Winter Paddle Trip is just around the... Read More →
Rouge Community Scientists Find PFAS in Every Fish
In 2022, six anglers who eat fish from the river joined FOTR’s ranks of community scientists when they agreed to collect fish for PFAS testing... Read More →
Rouge Rundown – February 22, 2023 – Paddling Trips | Spring is for Frogs | Stonefly Report | FOTR is Hiring | Winter Rain Gardens and More!
February 22, 2023ROUGE RUNDOWN Spring is Coming and so are the Frogs! In a few weeks, frogs will start to emerge from vernal ponds... Read More →
Become a Master Rain Gardener
Protect your home against flooding & help bees, birds, & butterflies with a RAIN garden! Partners across southeast Michigan are pleased to announce details for... Read More →
New Year’s Resolutions in Your Yard For Clean Water
Have you ever thought about making some resolutions for your yard? Here are New Year’s Resolutions you can make to keep your Rouge River healthy!... Read More →
I’m Ready for a Rain Garden!
Congratulations! You’ve made a great choice. Pick your path below, and begin your journey. RAIN GARDEN STEPS FOR SUCCESS Educate Yourself Envision/Design Your Garden Dig... Read More →
PFAS and the Rouge River
What are PFAS? PFAS, or Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of 4700 different chemicals used in industrial products since the 1940s. They can... Read More →