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Our Watershed

Rouge Paddling Trips

Friends of the Rouge organizes two group paddling events every fall so that you can experience a known route. Sat. Sept. 12, 2020  Kayak the...
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Invasive Species in the Rouge

Friends of the Rouge promotes collaborative efforts across the 48 Rouge communities to improve habitat quality. Part of that effort includes responsible management of invasive...
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Explore the Rouge

Explore the Rouge is an opportunity to get to know a part of the Rouge River Watershed on a guided tour. Events include hikes, bicycle...
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Fordson Island Project

Fordson Island Oxbow Restoration and Marine Debris Removal Backgound In August 2010, the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority was awarded a $150,000 Marine Debris Program grant...
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Fish Monitoring

The last extensive fish survey of the Rouge River was completed by the Michigan DNR in 1995 and published in 1998 (Rouge River Assessment).  Water...
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Rouge River Water Trail

With over 1.35 million people residing in the Rouge River Watershed, the river has the potential to offer paddling opportunities close to home. Water quality...
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