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Friends of the Rouge Supporters & Partners

Thanks to all of our supporters and partners. You extend the legacy of the Rouge River Watershed!

Our Supporters

We are grateful to our generous supporters for making a difference to the Rouge River! Together, we steward a cleaner and more vibrant Rouge River for future generations and for all of us.  

Ann Ivory Studios Logo

Aaron Contracting logo
Atwell logo

Woman's National Farm and Garden Bloomfield logo
BOSCH logo
Bosch Community Fund
BOSCH logo
The Bosch Company
Burns & McDonnell logo smaller
Cardno logo
Carmeuse Americas logo

Cleveland Cliffs Logo
City of Livonia logo
They City of Southfield logo
City of Troy logo

Community Financial Credit Union Logo
Edward C Levy Co
Erb Family Foundation logo
Giffels Webster logo
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative logo
Grissim Metz Andriese Associates
Gilbert Family Foundation Logo
HRC Engineering logo
ITC Holdings a Fortis Company logo
Inland Lakes Landscaping
Interlake Maritime Services
Keep Growing Detroit logo
Margaret Dunning Foundation Logo
MJ Electric logo
Marine Pollution Control logo
MKSK logo
National Wildlife Federation logo
Natural Community Services logo

Northville Township logo

Plymouth Coffee Bean Company Logo
PEA Group logo
Pure Oakland Water logo
Ralph C. Wilson Jr., Foundation Parks & Trails logo
SmithGroup logo

TSP Environmental logo
US Forest Service logo

ULCS logo

Village of Beverly Hills MI logo
Water Resources Washtenaw County MI logo
WDET 101.9 FM Detroit

Want to see your organization on this list? Join the community and make a difference with Friends for a better Rouge River today! Sponsorship Opportunities are available here. Or, contact Lara Edwards – ledwards@therouge.org – to discuss support that is just right for your organization’s environmental and community engagement goals!

Our Partners

We are grateful for the collaborative efforts of our wonderful Partners! You make a difference to the Rouge River.

Aerokrats and Rover Education Network (AREN)

Allen Drive Park Neighbors

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Alliance of Rouge Communities

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Birmingham


Arch Environmental Group

Belle Isle Conservancy

Bethany Lutheran Church

Black to the Land, Detroit

Bloomfield Hills Schools

Bloomfield Township



Brightmoor Community

Camp Inspire

Canton High School

Canton Township


The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Christ Episcopal Church, Dearborn

Churchill Rotary Club

City of Allen Park

City of Birmingham

City of Canton

City of Dearborn

City of Dearborn Heights

City of Detroit

City of Farmington

City of Farmington Hills

City of Inkster

City of Livonia

City of Melvindale

City of Novi

City of Northville

City of Plymouth

City of River Rouge

City of Southfield

City of Troy

City of Wayne

City of Westland

Clean Water Action

Clinton River Watershed Council

Clippert Multicultural Honors Academy

Community Financial Credit Union

Concerned Residents for South Dearborn

Concrete Channel Stackholder Group (EPA, EGLE, US Army Corps of Engineers)

Consumers Energy Livonia Service Center

Cranbrook Institute of Science

Crestwood High School

Cub Scout Park 647

Crossover Church

Destination Downriver

Detroit Country Day Middle School

Detroit Future City

Detroit Green Task Force Water Committee

Detroit Hope

Detroit Public Television

Detroit River Coalition

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy

Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

Detroit Women’s Forum

Detroit’s Cultural Center Planning Initiative

Downriver Delta Community Development Corporation

Downriver Linked Greenways

DTE Energy

Earth Force

Earth Share of Michigan

Eastside Community Network

Ecology Center


Edward C Levy

Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE)

Essex Region Conservation Authority

Farmington Hills Nature Center

Farmington STEAM Academy

Farmington / North Farmington High School

Ford Fund

Ford Model Teams

Ford Motor Company

Fort Rouge Gateway Partnership (FRoG)

Franklin Garden Club

Frog Force Team 503 – Novi High School

Friends of Rouge Park

Friends of the Detroit River

Great Lakes Water Authority

Great Lakes Water Authority Surface Water Intake Protection Plan Committee

Green Living Science

The Greening of Detroit

The Green Infrastructure Center (Scottsville, VA)

Healing our Waters Coalition

Heavner Canoe Rental

Henry Ford College

Henry Ford Early College

Henry Ford Health Systems

Henry Ford Heritage Association

Holliday Nature Preserve Association

Hoover Elementary School

Hulsing Elementary School

Huron River Watershed Council

Huron Valley Lutheran High School

Inkster Task Force

International Wildlife Refuge

Izaak Walton League of America – Winter Salt Watch

Jefferson Barnes Elementary School

Joy-Southfield Community Development Corporation

Keep Growing Detroit

Keep Plymouth Leafy

Kiwanis Club of Colonial Plymouth

Land + Water WORKS! Coalition

Lawrence Technological University Staff Senate


Marathon Petroleum

Marine Pollution Control

Meadows of Canton

Metro Detroit Nature Network

Michigan Clean Water Corps

Michigan Environmental Council (MEC)

Michigan Interfaith Power & Light

Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV)

Michigan Nonprofit Association

Michigan Radio

Michigan Science Teachers Association

Michigan Sea Grant

Michigan State University Extension

Michigan State University Tollgate Farm & Education Center

Michigan Water Table

Michigan Magnet Fishers


Moraine Elementary School

Morgain MacDonald Consulting

Motor City Canoe & Kayak Rental

Motor City Magnet Fishers

MotorCities National Heritage

My Community SPEAKS

National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Bay Watershed Education & Training Program (NOAA B-WET)

National Resource Defense Fund

National Wildlife Federation

Near Perfect Media

Northville Township

Northville Woman’s Club

Norwayne Community Citizens Council

Oakland Community College

Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA)

Oakland County Water Resources Commission

OHM Advisors

Parallel Solutions, LLC

Partnership for the Arts & Humanities

PEA Group

PFAS Alliance

Planet Detroit

Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex

Plymouth District Library

Plymouth Pollinators

Plymouth Rotary AM

Plymout Rotary Club

Plymouth Township

Plymouth Township Environmental Leadership Commission

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

Pure Oakland Water

Quicken Loans

River Network

Riverside Kayak Connection

Roosevelt High School

Rotary Club of Dearborn

Rouge River Advisory Council

Rouge River Water Trail Leadership Committee

Salem Township

Salvation Army

Save Hines Park

Schoolcraft College

Share Detroit

Sidewalk Detroit

Sierra Club of Michigan

Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy


Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) – One Water Campaign

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

Southeast Michigan Partners for Clean Water

Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (SEMIS)

Southwest Detroit Business Association

Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision

St. Michael’s Green Team (Merriman Hollow)

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

St. Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource Center

Stage Nature Center

State of Michigan – Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE)

State of Michigan – Department of Natural Resources (MDNR)

State of Michigan – DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

State of Michigan – Office of the Great Lakes

State of Michigan – Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Steppingstone School


The Henry Ford

The Roeper School

tmsr Design Delivery, LLC

Toronto Zoo

Troy High School

U of D Jesuit High School

United States Army Corp of Engineers

United States Environmental Protection Agency

University of Maryland College Park

University of Michigan – School of Environment and Sustainability

University of Michigan-Dearborn

University of Michigan-Dearborn – Environmental Interpretive Center

Upper Long Lake Management Team

US Ecology

Village of Beverly Hills

Village of Bingham Farms

Village of Franklin

VO Greater Detroit Church

Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation

Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission

Water System Advisory Council

Wayne County Department of Public Service – Environmental Services Division

Wayne County Parks

Wayne County Sustainability Advisory Committee

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

Wayne Regional Educational Service Agencies

Wayne State University – Office of Campus Sustainability

Wayne State University – Healthy Urban Waters and Healthy Urban Waters Advisory Board

Wayne State University – Transformative Research in Urban Sustainability Training

Wayne State University – Donna Kashian Lab


West Bloomfield Library

West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation

West Bloomfield Township

West Outer Drive Civic Association

Wildlife Habitat Council

WXYZ Detroit Channel 7

ZF Group

Zero Waste Detroit

Regional and Statewide Advocacy through Committee Participation

To amplify your voice for a better River:


Michigan Environmental Council, Policy Committee

Michigan Water Table


Alliance of Rouge Communities Public Involvement & Education Committee

Concrete Channel Stakeholder Group (overseen by EPA, EGLE, Army corps of engineers)

Detroit Green Task Force Water Committee

Detroit River Coalition

Detroit Stormwater Hub Advisory Council

Fort Rouge Gateway Partnership (FRoG) which oversees the Fort Street Bridge Park

Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) Surface Water Intake Protection Plan Committee

Healthy Urban Waters Advisory Board (Wayne State)

Land & Water WORKS! Coalition

One Water Campaign, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)

Oakland County CISMA

Rouge River Advisory Council (Public Advisory Council for the Rouge River Watershed Area of Concern status)

Rouge River Water Trail Leadership Committee

Southeast Michigan Partners for Clean Water

Transformative Research on Urban Sustainability and Training (Wayne State)


Water System Advisory Council, City of Dearborn