May

May 1, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic Detroit Riverfront. It's so...

May 9, 2019

2019 Detroit River Days announced

 DETROIT [May 9, 2019 ] – The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy announced details today regarding Detroit’s kickoff to summer, the 13th Annual Detroit River Days presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort on June 21-23, 2019. This year’s Detroit River Days will be held at a new...

May 22, 2018

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

May 22, 2018 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

May 18, 2018

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard Opens Saturday, May 19

For Immediate Release   DEQUINDRE CUT FREIGHT YARD GRAND OPENING ON SATURDAY, MAY 19   DETROIT, May 15, 2018 – The partners behind the Dequindre Cut Freight Yard project are inviting the public to celebrate the unveiling of the much-anticipated outdoor space on Saturday, May 19...

March

March 24, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy during Governor Whitmer's "Stay at Home, Stay Safe"

March 24, 2020 - DETROIT-  The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy team would like to let everyone know that the RiverWalk and the Dequindre Cut Greenway are open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s "Stay at Home, Stay Safe" order that took effect today. The...

March 11, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy seeks seasonal event support

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is hiring two production assistants and one site manager that will work with our events and programming teams this summer. Please click on the buttons below for more information about the positions and how to apply. Deadline to apply is April 3.  ...

February

February 21, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking seasonal and full time support for park operations

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking seasonal and full time support for our park operations along the RiverWalk. Please click on the buttons below for more information about the positions and how to apply. Deadline to apply is March 25.   Park Supervisor  Public Spaces...

January

January 23, 2020

EPA and Conservancy partner on $2.5 million project to clean up Detroit River

  DETROIT (Jan. 22, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.5 million agreement to design a project that will remediate contaminated sediment and create a substantial new habitat at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, a waterfront park being...

December

December 12, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Fall/Winter Newsletter

December 16, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

November

November 20, 2019

RiverWalk Closed from GM Plaza to Cullen Plaza

A privately-owned recreational boat struck the RiverWalk between GM Plaza and Cullen Plaza early this morning.   Thankfully, no one was hurt, but the marine railing was significantly damaged.  As a result, that portion of the RiverWalk will be closed until the Detroit Riverfront...

October

October 19, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Statement on the passing of Gov. William Milliken

October 19, 2019 - [DETROIT] - “Governor Milliken was a great friend and a tremendous leader for our state.  He was also a great friend of the Detroit Riverfront. As the longest-serving governor in the State of Michigan’s history, William Milliken was a tireless advocate for the...

October 17, 2018

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation Announces $200 Million Investment in Parks & Trails Initiative

Detroit, MI/Buffalo, NY (Oct. 17, 2018) – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation today announced a $200 million investment in parks and trails in Southeast Michigan and Western New York. The gift honors the Foundation’s namesake, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr, on the 100th anniversary of his...

August

August 29, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Summer 2019 Newsletter

August 29, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

August 29, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Seeks Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 5+ years experience to provide administrative and planning support to the President & CEO. Responsibilities include scheduling and coordinating meetings; preparing briefing and presentation materials; and support for...

August 30, 2018

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Summer Newsletter

August 30, 2018 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

August 29, 2018

Summer Fun: Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Breaks Ground on Much-Anticipated Atwater Beach Project

For Immediate Release Summer Fun: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Breaks Ground on Much-Anticipated Atwater Beach Project Funders unite to create a new community space where everyone is welcome. DETROIT, August 27, 2018 – With the glistening Detroit River as the backdrop, the public...

July

July 10, 2019

2018 Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Annual Report

July 10, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s 2018 Annual Report online now! Click here to read the 2018 Annual Report.

June

June 3, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring 2019 Newsletter

June 3, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

June 22, 2018

Karen and Matthew Cullen Honored with Shimmer Award

Karen and Matthew Cullen Honored with Shimmer Award Rivard Plaza is renamed Cullen Plaza in honor of their ongoing commitment and generosity; Cullens announce $4 million grant to nonprofit DETROIT, June 21, 2018 – The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy announced today that it has...

April

April 26, 2018

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Seeks Donor Services Coordinator

  April 26, 2018 - [DETROIT] - The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy (DRFC) is seeking a Development Services Coordinator to maintain and administer the constituent database (DonorPerfect) and provide support to the Development programs of the DRFC. The coordinator ensures accuracy of...

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