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Become a Sponsor

And be the difference for a better Rouge River!

Is your organization committed to a healthier Rouge River and Metro Detroit? It can be! Become a Friends of the Rouge partner and watch your impact grow! Your sponsorship will strengthen critical restoration and education programs and continue the tradition of an engaged public working together to restore and protect Michigan’s river, streams and lakes.

[Download PDF file of Sponsor / Supporter Benefits]

Showcase your organization’s impact for a better world and future!

Sponsorships are available year-round! Your customizable support means that you can co-create a one-of-a-kind opportunity to make a difference based on your organization’s interests and goals.

[Download PDF file of FOTR’s 2021 Marketing & Community Reach]

Are you a small business, nonprofit or civic organization?

Learn how you can make an impact just right for you! Contact Lara at ledwards@therouge.org

Incredible 2021 impact made possible by caring organizations like yours!

Your 2021 FOTR Impact Infographic
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  • 6,074 volunteers took action for a better Rouge River and a more vibrant future
  • 1056 school students participated in Rouge River water quality education with the Rouge Education Project
  • 3,780 hours of river monitoring, for bugs, frogs & toads, fish & invasive species (data that is used by EGLE)
  • 7,363 square feet of grass & asphalt removed for bird & pollinator habitat
  • 67,804 gallons of water removed each rain event by new rain gardens for flood prevention and cleaner water
  • 26,598 new native plants & 234 new rain barrels for a more vibrant watershed
  • 3,871 hours of river education for the public and for caring people like you
  • 22 Lower Rouge River Water Trail events to trail build, explore and connect with nature
  • 1 Rouge Cruise to experience, learn about & enjoy your Rouge River
  • 1 Rouge River, to protect and enjoy!
How can we help your organization meet its environmental, sustainability or community goals? Contact Lara Edwards at 734-927-4908 or ledwards@therouge.org.