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River Restoration

How we care for the land impacts water quality in our local lakes and rivers. The River Restoration program teaches residents of the watershed how to manage their land to improve water quality and to provide wildlife habitat through hands-on projects and educational events.

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Rouge Rescue

Connecting Rouge River Communities Each spring Friends of the Rouge, in partnership with Rouge communities, brings volunteers together from across the watershed to work toward...
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Landscaping with Native Plants Adopt Green Landscaping for Clean Streams practices Greenacres: Landscaping with Native Plants, EPA Step-by-Step Guide to Planning & Planting Rain Gardens...
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Rain Gardens to the Rescue

Partners: Sierra Club Michigan ChapterFunded by: The Fred A and Barbara M Erb Family Foundation 2020 Applications Now Available! The Rain Gardens to the Rescue...
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Land + Water WORKS Coalition

2020 Rain Garden Applications Now Available!Apply ONLINE or click HERE to view the full application. Applications due by Thursday, April 30 Complete online or mail...
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Interactive Map: Rouge-Friendly Landscape—Distant from the River

Interactive Map: Rouge-Friendly Landscapes—By the River

River Restoration is funded, in part, by:

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