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Friends Of The Rouge River
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
There will be a training workshop this Wednesday at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills.
Friday, July 13, 2012
One area of the Rouge River that showed improvement in the 2012 Spring Bug Hunt Report was the Main Branch, which runs through Birmingham.
Things are looking up for the Rouge River, according to the Metro Detroit nonprofit Friends of the Rouge (FOTR). FOTR’s 2012 Spring Bug Hunt Report, released this month, shows that two branches of the Rouge River — the Middle Branch and the Main Branch — are showing an upward trend in health. The Spring Bug Hunt is an annual event part of a program to collect data on certain types of bugs that live in the streambed. The type and abundance of mayfly, dragonfly and stonefly and other larvae can be translated into a “score” for a site, telling biologists whether a site is good, fair, poor or excellent. The two branches that showed improvement were the Middle Branch that includes Johnson Creek and the Walled Lake Drainage and follows Hines …