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Rouge River Events

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - Exploring the Rouge at U of M Dearborn

12 noon - 1 pm
Learn about the trees of the floodplain forest.

1 - 2 pm
Stick around and learn how to tap sugar maple trees.

Contact the Environmental  Interpretive Center at 313-593-5338

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Native Garden Design Workshop for Beginners

6:00 - 7:15 pm - Novi Civic Center, 47175 W. 10 Mile Rd. Novi

Help improve the Rouge River by gardening with native plants. Learn how to design a garden with native wildflowers.
The workshop is intended for those with little to no experience gardening with native plants

Register with Friends of the Rouge - 313-792-9621

Frog and Toad Survey Training

This year's first frog calls will be a welcome relief from a long snowy winter, signaling warmer days to come.
Training workshops are held in March, pre-registration required: 313-792-9621

7 - 9 pm, Tuesday, March 4 - Canton
10 am - 12 noon, Saturday, March 8 - Livonia
10 am - 12 noon, Saturday, March 15 - Northville

Friends of the Rouge Bug Hunt

Saturday, April 12, 2014
9 am - 4 pm

Do you ever wonder about what lives in the river besides fish and turtles? Try to attend one of the Friends of the Rouge Bug Hunts and see for yourself the amazing variety of aquatic insects, crayfish, snails and clams that make up the bottom of the river food chain. You can even attend a training to learn how to lead one of these events.

Team Leader Training

Saturday, March 29
9 am - 2pm
Plymouth Township Hall

Visit for more information.


Phone: 313-792-9621