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Friends of the Rouge

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Best Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities For Families In Detroit

If you are looking for a way to involve the entire family in the outdoors and at the same time give back to nature, there are a number of organizations that could use your help.

07/19/2013

Students gather water samples of the Rouge River in Canton Township. (Credit: Friends of the Rouge/therouge.org)

Thousands Of Students Turn Rouge River Into Living Classroom

Over 3,000 students from local southeast Michigan schools will be conducting chemical tests, examining aquatic life and surveying the Rouge River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012

Volunteers participate in Bug Hunt training procedures on the Rouge River. Credit: therouge.org

Calling All Bug Hunters

Have some fun and help Friends of the Rouge assess the health of the Rouge River by joining a team of volunteers to search for critters in the stream bed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2011