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Promoting our cause in the NEWS

June 24, 2019
Great Lakes Now: Rouge River Man: Individuals wanting to play a part in keeping rivers clean are starting local

Jun 19, 2019
WXYZ Detroit: Here’s how you can get rid of mosquitoes without chemicals

May 31, 2019
Detroit Legal News: Attorney proves to be a man of many talents

May 17, 2019
Ford Motor Company News: Volunteers from Ford’s Global Data Insight and Analytics Team Crunch Numbers to Aid Watershed Nonprofit

May 17, 2019
Oakland Press: Volunteers invited to Rouge Rescue river cleanup

May 9, 2019
Daily Detroit: Here’s How You Can Help Clean Up the Rouge River

May 8, 2019
Patch: Annual Rouge Rescue Efforts Begin May 18

May 1, 2019
Patch: Why You Should Make A Rain Garden This Spring

April 23, 2019
CDTV: 2019 Friends of the Rouge Special

April 14, 2019
Fox 2 Detroit: Volunteers wanted for the Rouge Rescue annual cleanup event

April 12, 2019
Metro Times: Officials say not to worry about all those dead fish in the Rouge River

April 9, 2019
Patch: Clean Metro Detroit’s Watersheds For National Volunteer Week

April 3, 2019
Trenton Trib
: ANITA TWARDESKY: DESTINATION DOWNRIVER

March 18, 2019
WXYZ Detroit: Millions of gallons of sewage dumped into Rouge River

March 11, 2019
The Oakland Press: Volunteers sought for Rouge Frog and Toad Survey

February 14, 2019
WXYZ Detroit: The Great Lakes State is Getting Saltier – it matters when it comes to your drinking water: Years of salt use to de-ice roads considered the cause

January 16, 2019
C&G Newspaper: Stonefly search on tap throughout Rouge communities

In the News 2018

December 11, 2018
C&G Newspaper: Proposed wetlands bill would cause environmental ‘degradation,’ groups warn

November 2018 issue
The Ville: “Memories of a Hidden River” by Marie McCormick

November 28, 2018
Hometown Life: Is your lawn or garden getting lazy? Put it to work for you

November 19, 2018
Detroit Free Press: Submerged oddities will be pulled from Rouge River — including 8 cars

November 6, 2018
The Oakland Press: November Community Briefing- Troy: Friends of the Rouge coordinator presents at Garden Club

November 1, 2018
The Detroit News: Welcome Mat: Local nurseries host holiday open houses

October 31, 2018
Press & Guide: An island in Dearborn? Yes, it’s true

September 20, 2018
The Oakland Press: Friends of the Rouge conducting community survey on waterway

June 20, 2018
Southfield Sun: ‘Dirty’ water runoff is Rouge’s biggest problem, group says

June 15, 2018
Patch: Friends Of The Rouge Launches ‘RainSmart’ Project

June 15, 2018
Hometown Life: Friends of the Rouge launches ‘RainSmart’ campaign

May 19, 2018
The Detroit News: With cleanup efforts, Rouge River ‘has come a long way’

May 17, 2018
The Detroit News: Wash your car the eco-friendly way

May 2, 2018
Hometown Life: Friends of the Rouge set to relocate to Plymouth

April 27, 2018
Click-on Detroit (Channel 4): Will the weather cooperate this weekend in Metro Detroit?     

April 6, 2018
Hour Detroit: Your Guide to Volunteering Around Metro Detroit

March 27, 2018
US News: Meeting to Focus on Sediment Cleanup From River Channel

March 8, 2018
Detroit Free Press:  Citizen scientists to stalk bugs in the Rouge River

January 20, 2018
Detroit Free Press: Tiny bugs help volunteers track water quality in region

January 15, 2018
Detroit Free Press: Are you listening for frogs? Metro Detroit environmentalists documenting amphibians

January 12, 2018
WDET: “Little Nuggets of Gold” Shine Light on Rouge River’s Health

January 8, 2018
Detroit Free Press: Michigan’s dirtiest body of water regains funds to resume pollution checks

In the News 2016

In the News 2011