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Detroit River Coalition - Earth Week Cleanup Celebration

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BELLE ISLE CONSERVANCY

Belle Isle Bridge

MORE DETAILS CAN BE FOUND AT: https://www.detroitrivercoalition.com/

Detroit River Coalition Earth Week Events:

March 22 to April 22: Photo and art contests for youth and adults. Artists and photographers can submit original artwork featuring the Detroit River to win prizes in youth and adult categories. More information at detroitrivercoalition.com/artcontest.

April 15, 10:00 a.m.: Virtual Earth Week Kickoff. Join a Facebook Live, learn about all the Earth Week activities planned, and meet the teams from the participating organizations. A short Q and A will follow the official presentations.

April 17 to April 24:Choose your own cleanup and enter to win! Individuals and groups can choose a day and choose a location along the Iron Belle Trail from Belle Isle to Lake Erie Metropark. Dumpsters and trash collection points will be located in seven parks and stations throughout the area. Those who clean up a section on the American side can also fill out a form and submit it for a chance to win a Detroit Arrow bike from Shinola.

April 19, 6:30 p.m.:Binational Detroit River Bingo. The Detroit River Coalition is hosting virtual Detroit River Binational Bingo. Test your skills to see how much you know about the river during this interactive game. Questions are family friendly, all ages welcome. Once registered, the coalition will email participants the bingo card.

April 20, 1:00 p.m.: Habitat Restoration in the U.S. and Canada virtual presentation. Hear from Detroit River Canadian Cleanup and the Friends of Detroit River about some of the current habitat restoration projects taking place.

April 24, Times Vary: Group Cleanup. Join up for a safely distanced group cleanup at six locations across southeast Michigan, including the Dequindre Cut, Belle Isle, Milliken State Park and Dingell Park in in Ecorse. In order to follow Canadian public health guidelines, there will be no group cleanups on the Canadian side of the river.

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About BELLE ISLE CONSERVANCY

Location:

300 RIVER PLACE DR STE 2800, DETROIT, MI 48207, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Belle Isle Conservancy is to protect, preserve, restore and enhance the natural environment, historic structures and unique character of Belle Isle as a public park for the enjoyment of all - now and forever.

Description

Belle Isle

Children & Youth
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Apr 17, 2021 - Sat Apr 24, 2021
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

detroitrivercoalitionDetroit, MI 48207

(42.34882,-83.0254)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Onsite Cleanups on April 24th require pre-registration and signed online waiver.

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