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2016 Rouge Rescue Work Sites

Rouge Rescue 2016 Work Sites

LATER WORK SITES (ARRANGED BY DATE) 

BIRMINGHAM 

Linden Park 
Date: 6/4/2016 
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm 
Location: Park at CSO Substation off of Shirley Road 
Volunteers Needed: 35 
Projects: Invasive species management practices along with debris/trash cleanup throughout the park. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Between Lincoln and Maple-Park at Shirley Road. 
Site Coordinator(s): Connie Folk, City of Birmingham 
Phone: 248-530-1642 
Email: Cfolk@ci.birmingham.mi.us 

SOUTHFIELD 

DENSO 
Date: 6/4/2016 
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm 
Location: 24777 Denso Drive, Southfield 
Volunteers Needed: 0 
Projects: Woody debris managemet and garlic mustard removal. 
Family Friendly: no 
Directions: Private event for Denso Associates. 
Site Coordinator(s): Melissa Smith, Brandy Siedlaczek 

NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP 

Northville Community Park 
Date: 6/4/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am 
Location: 15801 Beck Road, Northville 
Volunteers Needed: 20 
Projects: Install and plant a rain garden to encourage native species such as birds and butterflies to inhabit the area. This will also improve water quality and enhancing the beauty of the park. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: 5 Mile Road between Sheldon and Beck. 
Site Coordinator(s): Jill Rickard, Cyndi Ross, Northville Township 
Phone: 248-348-5830 
Email: Jrickard@twp.northville.mi.us, cross@therouge.org

 NORTHVILLE 


Mill Race Historical Village-Riverbank Restoration 
Date: 6/5/2016 
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 215 North Griswold Ave, Northville 
Volunteers Needed: 20 
Projects: Removal of invasive species, and native plantings. 
Family Friendly: yes
Directions: From Main Street in Northville turn north onto Griswold Ave, drive ¼ mile and turn left into parking lot (Boy & Hoop sculpture). 
Site Coordinator(s): Ed Gabrys, Juliane Cerra and Luci Klikhamer, Northville Historical Society 
Phone: 248-348-1845 
Email: Juliana_cerra@comcast.net


MAIN ROUGE RESCUE EVENT WORK SITES - 
SATURDAY, MAY 21 

(ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY COMMUNITY) 

BEVERLY HILLS

Douglas Evans Nature Preserve
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 31835 Evergreen Road, Beverly Hills
Volunteers Needed: 10
Projects: Invasive species management with a garlic mustard pull and debris cleanup throughout the park.
Family Friendly: yes
Directions: West side of Evergreen Road, between 13 Mile an 14 Mile Roads.
Site Coordinator(s): Erin Wilks, Village of Beverly Hills
Phone: 248-646-6404 ext. 229
Email: ewilks@VillageBeverlyHills.com

CANTON TOWNSHIP

Flodin Park
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 1150 S. Canton Center Road, Canton
Volunteers Needed: 150+
Projects: Eagle scouts will do trail management, invasive species removal, native plantings and cleanup. There will also be birds of prey demonstrations for the volunteers. Family Friendly: yes
Directions: Saltz and Morton Taylor.
Site Coordinator(s): Christie Jones, Canton Township
Phone: 734-394-5160
Email: cjones@canton-mi.org

Meadows of Canton
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 44955 Cherry Hill Road, Canton
Volunteers Needed: 75
Projects: River cleanup if weather permits, educational displays, indoor presentations, bug hunt (benthic program), bird house building, storm drain stenciling, food and much more. Family Friendly: yes
Directions: River cleanup--located at Lotz Road between Cherry Hill and Palmer Road. All other activities located at 44955 Cherry Hill Road (registration as well).
Site Coordinator(s): Keshav Raizada, Wayne County DPS
Phone: 313-999-6256
Email: kraizada@waynecounty.com

DEARBORN

Ford Field Greenway Trail
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 220551 Cherry Hill St, Dearborn
Volunteers Needed: 20
Projects: We will be cleaning up the park and managing the woody debris throughout the trails.
Family Friendly: yes
Directions: Ford Field pavilion at base of Monroe Street.
Site Coordinator(s): Thomas Trimble, Christ Episcopal Church, Dearborn
Phone: 313-414-6277
Email: mars@americanmars.com

Henry Ford College
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn
Volunteers Needed: 25
Projects: Removal of wild garlic, buckthorn and honeysuckle
Family Friendly: yes
Directions: Back of Henry Ford College at Kingfisher Bluff overlook deck
Site Coordinator(s): Sam Greco, HFC
Phone: 313-845-9604
Email: sgreco@hfcc.edu

University of Michigan - Dearborn
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn
Volunteers Needed: tbd
Projects: Removal of invasive species, trail maintenance and wood chipping
Family Friendly: no
Directions: Meet at the Environmental Interpretive Center
Site Coordinator(s): Michael Basner, FOTR
Phone: 313-792-9621
Email: mbasner@therouge.org

DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Parkland Park  - This work site has been CANCELLED 
The site will return next year.  



DETROIT

Rouge Park
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 22000 Joy Road, Detroit
Volunteers Needed: 200
Projects: Park cleanup, invasive species removal, native plantings and trail work.
Family Friendly: yes
Directions: Southeast corner of Joy Road and Spinoza Drive.
Site Coordinator(s): Sally Petrella, Friends of the Rouge
Phone: 313-792-9621
Email: spetrella@therouge.org

FARMINGTON HILLS

Heritage Park
Date: 5/21/2016
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: 24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills
Volunteers Needed: 75
Projects: Invasive plant and shrub removal, native tree planting, native wildflower planting area and a watershed education activity will be offered at Noon.
Family Friendly: yes
Directions: Off Farmington Road between 10 Mile and 11 Mile Roads. Park entrance is on the west side of Farmington. Once in the park, follow the signs to the Nature Center. Check-in at the tent next to the Spicer House.
Site Coordinator(s): Ashlie Smith, Nature Center Supervisor
Phone: 248-477-1135
Email: ASmith@fhgov.com





LIVONIA 

Merriman Hollow 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm 
Location: Hines Drive and Merriman Road, Livonia 
Volunteers Needed: 20
Projects: Clean up and remove trash from park and plant a native garden. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: The entrance ramp to Hawthorne Drive to Hines Drive from Merriman. Located at the instersection of Hines Drive and Merriman. 
Site Coordinator(s): Jenny Petoskey, Volunteer 
Phone: 734-637-1284 
Email: jenny-petoskey@yahoo.com 

Moelke Park 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 8:30am - 11:00am 
Location: 19444 Lathers, Livonia 
Volunteers Needed: 75 
Projects: Trash cleanup, native plantings, invasive species plant removal and woody debris management to help beautify Moelke Park. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: End of Lathers, north of Seven Mile Road between Inkster and Middlebelt. 
Site Coordinator(s): Doug Moore, Ralph Williams, Jennifer Roberts, Diane M, City of Livonia 
Phone: 734-466-2655 
Email: dmoore@ci.livonia.mi.us 

NORTHVILLE 

Allen Drive Park 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 1056 Allen Drive, Northville, 48167 
Volunteers Needed: 25 
Projects: Garlic mustard removal, trash removal, bird house and hummingbird feeder building after clean up. 
Family Friendly: Yes 
Directions: Off Novi Rd, north of 8 Mile Road or Novi Street off 8 Mile Road. Parking available 
Site Coordinator(s): Callie Milroy 
Phone: 248-496-8426 
Email: calliesgardens@gmail.com 

NOVI 

Rotary Park 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am 
Location: 22220 Roethel Drive, Novi 
Volunteers Needed: 60 
Projects: Trash removal, river trail cleanup, mulching and native species plantings to help improve the habitat. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Nine Mile and Roethel Drive, between Novi Road and Meadowbrook Road. 
Site Coordinator(s): Wendy DuVall, City of Novi 
Phone: 248-567-0613 
Email: wduvall@cityofnovi.org 

PLYMOUTH 

Woods Drive Area of Hines Parkway 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm 
Location: 42401 Edward Hines Drive, Plymouth 
Volunteers Needed: 75 
Projects: Clean up park area, woody debris management, weeding, invasive plant removal, storm drain stenciling and much more. Lunch will be provided for volunteers. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: The Plymouth Riverside comfort station is on the north side of Edward Hines Drive, near the intersection of Edward Hines Drive and Riverside Drive. 
Site Coordinator(s): Adam Gerlach, Greta Bolhuis, City of Plymouth 
Phone: 734-453-1234 ext. 224 
Email: agerlach@ci.plymouth.mi.us or grbolhuis@gmail.com 

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP

Plymouth Township Park 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm 
Location: 46640 Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth 
Volunteers Needed: 20 
Projects: Invasive species removal and native plant installations to help restore habitat. Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Meet at the pavilion, located at the second driveway on the left after you enter the park. 
Site Coordinator(s): Susan Vignoe, Charter Township of Plymouth 
Phone: 734-414-1452 
Email: svignoe@plymouthtwp.org 

SOUTHFIELD 

Berberian Woods 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm 
Location: Streamwood Lane, Southfield 
Volunteers Needed: 10-20 
Projects: Invasive species removal focusing on garlic mustard and dame's rocket. Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Beech Woods Recreation Center. At Beech Road just south of Nine Mile. 
Site Coordinator(s): Gail Barber, Brandy Siedlaczek, City of Southfield 
Phone: 248-794-3791 or 248-796-4806 
Email: bsiedlaczek@cityofsouthfield.com, gborganicgail@gmail.com 

Beech Woods Recreation Center 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm 
Location: 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield 
Volunteers Needed: 75-100 
Projects: Woody debris management. If water levels are too high, invasive species removal will take place. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Beech Woods Recreation Center, located on Beech Road just south of Nine Mile. 
Site Coordinator(s): Brandy Siedlaczek, City of Southfield 
Phone: 248-796-4806 
Email: bsiedlaczek@cityofsouthfield.com 

Lawrence Tech 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm 
Location: 21000 West 10 Mile Road, Southfield 
Volunteers Needed: 15 
Projects: Trash clean up throughout the University. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Parking lot off of 10 Mile Road. 
Site Coordinator(s): Davey McConnell, Lawrence Tech University 
Phone: 248-204-4113 
Email: dmcconnel@itu.edu 

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP 

Kosch-Headwaters Preserve 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm 
Location: Prospect Road, Superior Township 
Volunteers Needed: 15 
Projects: Garlic mustard pull in the woods and planting of woody shrubs around pollinator meadow to help improve the environment. Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: Prospect Road. About a 1/4 mile south of Ford Road. 
Site Coordinator(s): Carla Bisaro, Jim Mcintyre, SMLC Superior Township Chapter 
Phone: 734-730-6464 or 734-484-0074 
Emall: ckbisaro@comcast.net 

WAYNE 

Dynamite Park 
Date: 5/21/2016 
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm 
Location: Josephine Street, Wayne 
Volunteers Needed: 75 
Projects: Woody debris management, trash pick up, trail maintenance and possibly invasive species removal. 
Family Friendly: yes 
Directions: South off of westbound Michigan Avenue across from Wayne Police Station. 
Site Coordinator(s): Kurt Kuban, Matt Mulholland, River Restorations INC 
Phone: 734-716-0783 
Email: kkuban3240@aol.com 




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