Partnerships and Collaborations

We actively encourage partnerships and collaborations with a variety of civic groups, businesses, educational organizations, non-governmental organizations, and local and state governmental agencies in an effort to inform and build sustainable, ecologically-responsible communities. See the list below for more information about our community partners.


Alliance of Rouge Communities

Friends of the Detroit River

Friends of the Rouge

Garden Club of Dearborn

Master Gardeners Association of Wayne County

Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE)

Michigan Beekeepers Association

Michigan Botanical Club

Michigan Mushroom Hunters Club

Southeastern Michigan Beekeepers Association

Southeast Michigan Chapter of Wild Ones

Stewardship Network

Wayne County Department of Environment


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Rouge River
Bird Observatory

The Rouge River Bird Observatory is the longest- running, full-time urban bird research station in North America.
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Contact Us:

Interpretive Center
University of Michigan – Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 593–5338