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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
Buckfire Law
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
Great Lakes Water Authority
The Greening of Detroit logo
HRC Engineering logo
Inland Lakes Landscaping
Interlake Maritime Services
ITC Holdings a Fortis Company logo
Keep Growing Detroit logo
MJ Electric logo
Marathon Petroleum logo
Marine Pollution Control logo
Midwestern Consulting logo
Natural Community Services logo
National Wildlife Federation logo
Northville Township 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

Water Resources Washtenaw County MI 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.

Academy of the Americas High School

Achieve Charter Academy

Alliance for the Great Lakes


Bandhu Gardens

Birmingham Covington School

Bloomfield Township

Bloomfield Hills Schools



Canton High School

Canton Township

Chandler Park Academy High School

Christ Episcopal Church, Dearborn

City of Allen Park

City of Birmingham

City of Dearborn

City of Dearborn Heights

City of Detroit

City of Farmington Hills

City of Farmington

City of Livonia

City of Inkster

City of Melvindale

City of Novi

City of Plymouth

City of River Rouge

City of Southfield

City of Troy

City of Wayne

City of Westland

City of River Rouge

Clean Water Action

Clinton River Watershed Council

Clippert Multicultural Honors Academy

Concerned Residents for South Dearborn

Cranbrook Institute of Science

Crescent Academy International

Crestwood High School

Destination Downriver

Detroit Audubon

Detroit Country Day Middle School

Detroit Future City

Detroit Public Television

Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

Detroit Zoo

Downriver Delta Community Development Corporation

Downriver Linked Greenways

Earth Force

Earth Share of Michigan

Eastside Community Network


EL Johnson Nature Center

Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE)

Farmington Hills Nature Center

Farmington STEAM Academy

Ford Fund / Model Teams

Ford Motor Company

Fordson High School

Fort Rouge Gateway Partnership (FRoG)

Friends of Rouge Park

Friends of the Detroit River

Gesu Catholic Church & School

Great Lakes Water Authority

Greening of Detroit

Healing our Waters Coalition

Heavner Canoe Rental

Henry Ford College

Hope House, Meditation Missionary Baptist Church

Fair Lane Estate

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

In Memory of Community Garden

Inter-City Baptist School

John D. Pierce Middle School

Keep Growing Detroit

Keep Plymouth Leafy

Land + Water WORKS! Coalition

Lawrence Technological University

Lincoln Park High School


Marine Pollution Control

Meadows of Canton

Metro Detroit Nature Network

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan Department of Transportation

Michigan Environmental Council (MEC)

Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV)

Michigan Nonprofit Association

Michigan Radio

Michigan Science Teachers Association

Michigan Sea Grant

Michigan State University Extension

Moraine Elementary School

Motor Cities National Heritage

My Community SPEAKS

National Resource Defense Fund

National Wildlife Federation

Novi Meadows Elementary School

Northville Art House

Northville Township

Oakland Community College

Oakland County Water Resources Commission

Office of the Great Lakes

O.L. Smith Middle School

Parallel Solutions, LLC

Peace Love and Planet (ask Matthew)

PFAS Alliance

Pierce Middle School

Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park

Plymouth Garden Club

Plymouth High School

Plymouth Township

Plymouth Township Environmental Commission

Pure Oakland Water

Quicken Loans

River Network

River Restorations Inc.

Riverside Kayak Connection

Ronald Brown Academy

Roosevelt High School

Salem Elementary School

Salem Township

Save Hines Park

Schoolcraft College

Share Detroit

Sierra Club of Michigan

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (SEMIS)

Southwest Detroit Business Association

Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision

St. Michael’s Green Team (Merriman Hollow)

St. Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource Center

Stage Nature Center

Steppingstone School

Sunnyside Farms, Detroit

Superior Land Conservancy

Superior Township

Tawheed Center School

The Henry Ford

Tonda Elementary School

Troy College & Career High School

Troy High School

United States Army Corp of Engineers

United States Environmental Protection Agency

University of Michigan

University of Michigan-Dearborn

Village of Beverly Hills

Village of Bingham Farms

Village of Franklin

Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission

Wayne County Community College

Wayne County Department of Environment

Wayne County Department of Public Service

Wayne County Parks

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

Wayne Regional Educational Service Agencies

Wayne State University

West Bloomfield Township

Wildlife Habitat Council

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