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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.  

Aaron Contracting logoAlliance of Rouge Communities
Ann Ivory Studios LogoVillage of Beverly Hills MI logoBosch logo
Carmeuse logoCleveland-Cliffs logo
Consumers Energy logo
Erb Family Foundation logo
Gilbert Family Foundation logo
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative logoHRC Hubbell, Roth & Clark logo
Inland Lakes LandscapingInterlake Maritime ServicesITC Holdings a Fortis Company logo
Keep Growing Detroit logoCity of Livonia logo
Margaret Dunning Foundation LogoMarine Pollution Control logoMAEP logo
Midwestern Consulting logo
M.J. Electric logoNational Kidney Foundation of MichiganNational Wildlife Federation logo
Northville Township logo
PEA Group logo
Pure Oakland Water logoRalph C. Wilson Jr., Foundation Parks & Trails logo
SmithGroup logoThey City of Southfield logoTrout UnlimitedCity of Troy logo
TSP Environmental logoULCS logoUS Forest Service logo
https://www.mjelectric.com/Water Resources Washtenaw County MI logo
WDET 101.9 FM DetroitWoman's National Farm and Garden Bloomfield logo

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.

Aerokats and Rover Education Network (AREN)
Allen Park Community School
Alliance for the Great Lakes
Alliance of Rouge Communities
American Rosie the Riveter Association Willow Run Chapter
Applied Science
Arch Environmental Group
Corewell Health
Belle Isle Conservancy
Bethany Lutheran Church
Birmingham Rotary
Black to the Land, Detroit
Buddhist of Light International Association
CAN Art Handworks (Metal Fabrication)
Canton Township
Canton Township DPW
Charter Township of Redford
Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church, Dearborn
Christ the King
City of Allen Park
City of Birmingham
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 Northville
City of Novi
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
Community of Christ – Detroit Hope
Concerned Residents for South Dearborn
Concrete Channel Stakeholder Group (EPA, EGLE, US Army Corps of Engineers)
Coolidge Elementary School
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Crestwood High School
Dearborn Heights Rotary Club
Dearborn High School
Designs by Nature
Destination Downriver
Detroit Audubon
Detroit Country Day Middle School
Detroit Future City
Detroit Green Task Force Water Committee
Detroit International Wildlife Refuge
Detroit Mobile Kayak
Detroit Public Television
Detroit River Coalition
Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
Detroit Zoo
Dhake Industries
Downriver Delta Community Development Corporation
Downriver Linked Greenways
DTE Energy
Earth Force
Eastside Community Network
Ecology Center
Edward C Levy
E&E Manufacturing
Environmental Consulting & Technology (ECT)
Environmental Health Research-to-Action
Essex Region Conservation Authority
Farmington Hills Nature Center
Farmington STEAM Academy
First Merchant’s Bank
Ford Model Teams
Ford Motor Company
Fort Rouge Gateway Partnership (FRoG)
Friends of Rouge Park
Friends of the Detroit River
Gesu Catholic Church & School
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE)
Grace in Action
Great Lakes Water Authority
Great Lakes Water Authority – Surface Water Intake Protection Plan Committee
Green Living Science
Hamtramck High School
Hansen Gallery
Healing our Waters Coalition
Heavner Canoe Rental
Henry Ford Health Systems
Henry Ford Heritage Association
Holliday Nature Preserve Association
Huron River Watershed Council
Huron Valley Lutheran High School
IHM Sisters
Inkster Task Force
Inter-City Baptist School
International Gospel Miracle Tabernacle
Izaak Walton League of America – Salt Watch
Jefferson Barnes Elementary School
Keep Growing Detroit
Keep Plymouth Leafy
Kiwanis Club of Colonial Plymouth
Lawrence Technological University
Livingston County Drain Commission
Macomb County Public Works Commission
Marathon Petroleum
Marine Pollution Control
Marygrove Conservancy
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC
Metro Detroit Nature Network
Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals
Michigan Clean Water Corps
Michigan Environmental Council (MEC)
Michigan Interfaith Power & Light
Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV)
Michigan Nonprofit Association
Michigan Philharmonic
Michigan Radio

Michigan Sea Grant
Michigan State University Extension
Michigan State University Tollgate Farm & Education Center
Michiganese Natives
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 (NOAA) – Bay Watershed Education & Training Program (B-WET)
National Wildlife Federation
Natural Community Services
Near Perfect Media
Northville Township
Norwayne Community Citizens Council
Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA)
Oakland County Water Resources Commission
OHM Advisors
Parallel Solutions, LLC
PEA Group
Penske Truck Leasing
PFAS Alliance
Phoenix Mill Events
Pierce Middle School, South Redford Schools
Planet Detroit
Plants for Ecology
Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex
Plymouth Coffee Bean Company
Plymouth District Library
Plymouth Pollinators
Plymouth Rotary AM
Plymouth Rotary Club
Plymouth Township
Plymouth Township Environmental Leadership Commission
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park
Pure Oakland Water
River Network
Riverside Kayak Connection
Roosevelt High School
Rouge River Advisory Council
Rouge River Water Trail Leadership Committee
Salem Township
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 Land Conservancy
Southeast Michigan Partners for Clean Water
Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (SEMIS)
Southwest Detroit Business Association
Southwest Detroit Economic Solutions
Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision
St. Mary’s Church (Wayne)
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 Health and Human Services (MDHHS) – Division of Environmental Health
State of Michigan – Department of Natural Resources (MDNR)
State of Michigan – Department of Transportation (MDOT)
State of Michigan – DNR Outdoor Adventure Center
Steppingstone School
Sustainable Business Network of Detroit (SBND)
The Greening of Detroit
The Henry Ford
The Roeper School
The Stewardship Network
tmsr Design Delivery, LLC
Trout Unlimited
Troy High School
UAW Local 600
United States Army Corp of Engineers
United States Environmental Protection Agency
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
University of Michigan Ross School of Business SE Mi Alumni
University of Michigan – School of Information
Michigan Sea Grant – Water School
University of Michigan – School of Environment and Sustainability
University of Michigan-Dearborn
University of Michigan-Dearborn – Environmental Interpretive Center
UPrep Schools
US Ecology
Varroc Lighting
Village of Beverly Hills
VO Greater Detroit Church
Wade Trim
Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation
Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission
Wayne County Department of Public Service – Environmental Services Division
Wayne County Parks
Wayne County Sustainability Advisory Committee
Wayne Metro Quality Housing Incubator
Wayne Regional Educational Service Agencies
Wayne State University – Donna Kashian Lab
Wayne State University – Healthy Urban Waters
Wayne State University – Office of Campus Sustainability
Wayne State University – Transformative Research in Urban Sustainability Training
We Fixin’ to Fish
West Bloomfield Library
West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation
West Outer Drive Civic Association
Westland Great Futures Summer Camp
Wildlife Habitat Council
Windy Rock Farm
WXYZ Detroit Channel 7
Youth Volunteers Corp (YVC) Plymouth
Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority
Ypsilanti Native Plant Nursery
ZF Group

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