Date(s) - 04/22/23
9am - 12pm
Fort Street Bridge Park
- Accessibility: uneven terrain
- Activity: Litter Clean-up
- Difficulty: Level 2—light effort, standing, walking, some bending, lifting 5-10 pounds
- Difficulty: Level 3—moderate activity, bending, kneeling, digging, lifting 10-15 pounds
- Difficulty: Level 4—somewhat strenuous work, bending, kneeling, lifting 15-30 pounds
- Family Friendly
Site Coordinator: Jaclyn Heikkila, Restoration Coordinator, Friends of the Rouge
Project Description: Downriver Delta CDC in partnership with Friends of the Rouge and the Detroit River Coalition Earth Day cleanups. Join us to clean up this beautiful park by picking up litter before it makes its way into the Rouge River. Trash bags will be provided on-site.
Volunteers will meet at the large gear statue at the park. Parking available at park and along Denmark St. No restrooms available on-site. Dress for the weather. Please wear closed-toed shoes.
Learn more about Downriver Delta CDC: https://downriverdelta.org/
Check out additional Detroit River Coalition partner events: https://www.detroitrivercoalition.com/
Thank you for being a part of this Earth Day event at Fort Street Bridge Park – restoring the health of the Rouge River watershed for a flood-resilient and clean water future for Southeast Michigan!
Accessibility & Difficulty: This is a family-friendly activity!
This event will involve walking, sometimes on uneven terrain. The activities will include light effort (standing, walking, some bending, lifting 5-10 pounds) or moderate to strenuous effort (bending, kneeling, lifting 15-30 pounds). Restrooms are not available on site. Please dress for the weather. Please wear closed-toed shoes.