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Volunteer Opportunities

Metro Detroit & The Surrounding Areas

Check each organization's website for upcoming volunteer opportunities like watershed clean-ups, city beautification events and more! Perfect for community service hours, National Honor Society, or general good Samaritan-ism!

Clinton River Watershed Council (website)
Contact: -OR- 248-601-1280

  • Weekly watershed cleanups

Friends of the Detroit River 
Contact: -OR- 734-288-3889

  • Yearly shoreline cleanup

Friends of the Rouge 
Contact: -OR- 734-927-4900

  • Yearly shoreline cleanup
  • Fish monitoring
  • Frog & toad surveying

Huron River Watershed Council 
Contact: 734-769-5123

  • Periodic watershed cleanups
  • Chemistry & flow monitoring
  • Critter round-up and ID-ing
  • Adopt-a-stormdrain
  • Event assistance

Oakland Conservation District (website)
Contact Patrick at 248-459-2221 -OR-

  • Packaging & prepping for the Annual Tree Sale fundraiser
  • Teaching workshops/seminars

Oakland Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (website)
Contact Erica at

  • Event assistance
  • Invasive species surveys

Washtenaw County (website)
Contact Catherine at

  • Removing invasive plants
  • Monitoring native species
  • Maintaining rain gardens

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