November

November 23, 2021

DETROIT RIVERFRONT CONSERVANCY FALL/WINTER NEWSLETTER

November, 2021 -[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 9, 2021

A Walk in the Park

  N estled in close proximity to the neighborhoods of Corktown and Mexicantown in Southwest Detroit is the site of the future Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, which will undergo a substantial transformation following a groundbreaking next spring. Once the nonprofit Detroit...

November 12, 2020

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and Huron-Clinton Metroparks Announce Major Partnership

DETROIT (November 12, 2020) – The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and Huron-Clinton Metroparks announced today a multi-year, pilot partnership that focuses on widening access to new programs and recreation for city and suburban families, and leverages the world-class parks, greenways...

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 22, 2021

Coalition brings neighborhood, downtown Detroit park groups together to collaborate

DETROIT (October 17, 2021) Can collaboration among Detroit park conservancies and "friends groups" bring new resources, joint programming and cost efficiencies? Ten groups caring for neighborhood parks and downtown public spaces have banded together to find out.  Operating as the...

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...

September

September 13, 2021

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and William Davidson Foundation Announce New Sport House on the West Riverfront to be Named after William “Bill” Davidson

  DETROIT (September 13, 2021) - The William Davidson Foundation and the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy announce that a new Sport House in the future 22-acre Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park on Detroit’s West Riverfront will be named after the Detroit businessman and former...

September 1, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Newsletter-Shimmer On The River Edition

Read all about the return of Shimmer on the River, the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s largest fundraiser, which takes place at West Riverfront Park on Friday, September 17!   Click to View a PDF Version of the Newsletter   Click to View the Newsletter in ISSUU     Make a Donation...

August

August 25, 2021

THE DETROIT RIVERFRONT CONSERVANCY’S ANNUAL SHIMMER ON THE RIVER FUNDRAISER RAISES MUCH-NEEDED FUNDS FOR THE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

DETROIT (August 25, 2021) – Shimmer on the River is an important riverfront tradition; it is the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s largest and most popular annual fundraiser, developed to generate much-needed funds to keep the Detroit Riverwalk clean, safe, accessible, and beautiful...

August 25, 2021

Detroit's Healing Memorial comes together one pouch at a time to process COVID

Detroit— The pouches come in all shapes and sizes — squares, rectangles and taffy-shaped. Some are adorned with ribbon or beads. Others are in ornate fabric.   But it's what's inside each pouch that makes them unique: a message handwritten by each maker. It could be a message of...

August 25, 2021

'A change of pace:' Work from the Park gives fresh perspective for at-home workers

Detroit — The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy offered home-bound workers a change of scenery Thursday.   Almost 200 people turned out for a day at Robert C. Valade Park near the Aretha Franklin Amphitheater on the Detroit Riverwalk for fresh air, food and beverages, and use free Wi-...

May

May 11, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Begins Construction On Final Piece of East Riverfront

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Begins Construction On Final Piece of East Riverfront - 3.5 miles of Riverwalk to Connect World-Class Parks and Belle Isle and General Motors Announces $2.5 Million Gift to Detroit Riverfront Conservancy  Uniroyal site project will complete...

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...

April

April 16, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

April 16, 2021 -[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...

December

December 17, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Winter Newsletter

December 17, 2020 -[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...

December 12, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Fall 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...

June

June 21, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking seasonal operations support for park operations

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking seasonal support for our park operations along the RiverWalk. Please click on the buttons below for more information about the positions and how to apply. Applications are rolling. Operations Assistant Application   

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...

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...

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.

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