Become a Rouge Community Scientist!

Do you ever wonder about what lives in the river besides fish and turtles? Come to our 2024 Spring Bug Hunt and see for yourself the amazing variety of critters that make up the bottom of the river food chain. Volunteers will be divided into teams prior to arrival, and then visit two sites throughout the headwaters of the Rouge watershed and search for aquatic invertebrates. The presence or absence of these streambed creatures gives us valuable data on the quality of the river water and overall habitat.

Spring Bug Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2024
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Meet at the Plymouth Cultural
Center, 525 Farmer St., Plymouth

Registration Required by April 15th

No prior experience needed, but registration is required. Children eight and older are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult. Groups of six or less can sign up together. 

TheRouge.org/Bug-Hunts
Questions? Email Monitoring Manager, Lauren at leaton@therouge.org 

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