Friends of the Rouge: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling

Friends of the Rouge: Benthic Macroinvertebrate SamplingDo you ever wonder about what lives in the river besides fish and turtles? Come to one of the Rouge River 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.

Explore the Rouge: Maybury State Park by Snowshoe

Join Friends of the Rouge board member, Sue Thompson, on a trail through the park.  If there is no snow,  hiking will take place.  Meet at signpost 1, near the restroom pavilion off the parking lot.. FREE for FOTR members, $5 for non-members (Not a member? Join here.)  Registration preferred. Saturday January 18th, 2014  10:00 AM - 12:00 PMMaybury [...]

Winter Stone Fly Sampling – Friends of the Rouge River

Twice a year, teams of volunteers visit sites throughout the headwaters of the watershed and search for mayflies, stoneflies and other aquatic invertebrates. The presence or absence of these streambed creatures reflects the quality of the water and habitat. Friends of the Rouge uses them to track changes in the river quality over time. Bug [...]

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