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Featured happenings at Belle Isle

  • Annual Spring Clean-Up

    Join us for a morning of fun with a purpose.  We will be bringing Belle Isle to life, for the season, with our Annual Spring Clean-Up. This year we will meet at the Flynn Pavilion for registration, site assignments and refreshments. Registration begins at 8:30 am and we will work until 12:00 noon. Refreshments will be served at 12:00 noon, as well. Bring some gloves and join! Sign up with this link: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/belle-isle-conservancy-6290623265?s=35347206.

  • We've moved offices

    The Belle Isle Conservancy office has moved to a new location. The new address is 300 River Place Drive, Suite 2800, Detroit, MI 48207.

  • Recreation Passport Information

    Starting Feb 1st, 2015, all vehicles that access Belle Isle will require a Michigan Recreation Passport or Daily Pass for Non-Michigan registered vehicles. Pedestrians and bicyclists are not required to have a Recreation Passport. The pass is required per vehicle and not for individuals. Click here for more details.

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  • 4.16.15

    Sunset Drive partially closed for road surface improvements

    Sunset Drive road surface improvement and drainage work is now taking place. Sunset Drive between Casino Way and Fountain Drive is closed. Total road closure encompasses less than a quarter of a mile. Sunset Point is still accessible to vehicle traffic by following the detour signs. The closed portion of roadway will reopen mid-June.…more

  • 3.23.15

    DNR Job Posting: Landscape Designer

    The State of Michigan has a job posting for a landscape designer.…more

  • 3.18.15

    More than 40 state park jobs available this summer in downtown Detroit

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for more than 40 summer positions at its three downtown Detroit parks and recreation facilities, offering valuable work experiences in areas from customer service to park operations and building maintenance. Experience gained in these positions can help secure future employment.…more

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Apr
18
Sat
2015
5:00 am Belle Isle Stewardship Day @ Nashua Trail
Belle Isle Stewardship Day @ Nashua Trail
Apr 18 @ 5:00 am – 8:00 am
On Stewardship Saturdays, volunteers can help remove invasive plant species from the island. The purpose of this task is the preservation of Belle Isle’s old growth forest by pinpointing invasive plants such as honeysuckle and…more
Apr
25
Sat
2015
8:00 am Belle Isle Spring Into Nature 5k... @ Begins at Belle Isle Aquarium
Belle Isle Spring Into Nature 5k... @ Begins at Belle Isle Aquarium
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
5K Run/Walk Start Time: 10:00am EDT End Time: 12:00pm EDT Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee + Registration ends April 23, 2015 @ 5:00pm EDT Age Based Pricing for 5K Run/Walk Event Location Belle Isle Aquarium,…more
8:30 am Annual Spring Clean Up @ Flynn Pavilion
Annual Spring Clean Up @ Flynn Pavilion
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join us for a morning of fun with a purpose.  We will be bringing Belle Isle to life, for the season, with our Annual Spring Clean-Up. This year we will meet at the Flynn Pavilion…more