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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.
places to see
Belle Isle Aquarium
Belle Isle Aquarium is open every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and parking.
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.
Dossin Great Lakes Museum is open Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Starting Friday, June 13, the Museum will be open on Fridays from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. all summer through Labor Day weekend (except Friday, July 4). Admission to the Dossin Great Lakes Museum is FREE.
Belle Isle Nature Zoo is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from April to November and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November through April. Free admission.
Visit the Belle Isle Conservatory and immerse yourself in plants indigenous to Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo’s native Mexico during the Detroit Institute of Arts Exhibit,
“Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit”
The DIA exhibit brings together nearly…more
The State of Michigan has a job posting for a landscape designer. Click below for more details and to apply.
The State of Michigan has a job posting for a landscape designer.…more
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
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is currently recruiting a seasonal Park & Recreation Ranger E in the Parks & Recreation Division, at Belle Isle Park. Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV.…more