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Earth Week: Transform Your World – Starting with Your Hometown River!

Earth Week 2022: Tuesday, April 19th  through Saturday, April 23rd

Earth Week is your time to act! Make your world better, starting from your backyard and up:

  • VOLUNTEER: get your hands dirty planting trees, surveying for bugs, and more
  • LEARN & EXPERIENCE: enjoy a four-part lunch & learn series on pollinators, native plant gardening, rain barrels, and rain gardens
  • DONATE: make an Earth Day difference!

You make a better world possible—starting right here!

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DOOR PRIZES! See bottom for details, including native plant kits and rain barrels


Lower Rouge Tree Planting
Wed, Apr. 20 @ 9am

RSVP: Tree Planting

Lower Rouge Tree Planting
Thu, Apr. 21 @ 9am

RSVP: Tree Planting

Tree Planting
Fri, Apr. 22 @ 9am

RSVP: Tree Planting

Lower Rouge Tree Planting
Sat, Apr. 23 @ 9am

RSVP: Tree Planting

Clean-up: Fort Street Bridge Park
Sat, Apr. 23 @ 9am

RSVP: Fort St Clean Up

Clean-up: Rouge Park
Sat, Apr. 23 @ 9am

RSVP: Rouge Park Clean-up

Your full list of spring volunteer events!

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Pollinators 101
Tues, April 19 @ Noon

RSVP: Pollinators 101

Native Plant Gardening 101
Wed, April 20 @ Noon

RSVP: Native Plants 101

Rain Barrels 101
Thu, April 21 @ Noon

RSVP: Rain Barrels 101

Rain Gardens 101
Fri, April 22 @ Noon

RSVP: Rain Gardens 101

DOOR PRIZES! All participants are eligible to win prizes for participation! See below for prizes that will be given away—three (3) native plant kits, one (1) rain barrel starter kits, and more! You are entered to win each time you participate in an activity, so the more you do the better your odds. Make 2022 the year you have fun transforming your world!

Door Prize: Native Plant Kits

Learn more about native plant kits

Door Prize: Rain Barrel Starter Kits

Learn more about rain barrel starter kits

Door Prize: Let’s build a Rain Garden, by Sally Wenczel

Learn more about Let's Build a Rain Garden