City of Detroit Parks & Recreation

Mission: To connect communities with our parks, programs, and facilities, to positively impact their health and wellness.


GSD for serving DPRD
To support DPRD’s public health and programming mission by leading efforts in community outreach, planning, design, and maintenance of Detroit parks and recreation centers.

Belle Isle Conservancy

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. The Belle Isle Conservancy raises critical funds to support the ongoing restoration and preservation of important places on Belle Isle, operates the Belle Isle Aquarium with free admission to the public, and offers educational and recreational activities to enhance the visitor experience. The Belle Isle Conservancy serves as a leader in providing a distinct and diverse visitor experience at Belle Isle Park while respecting and sustaining the island’s history and culturally relevant places and programs.

Audubon Great Lakes

A regional office of the National Audubon Society, Audubon Great Lakes is a leader in building communities of volunteer scientists and conservationists that take the lead in advocating for and managing the ecosystems that birds need to thrive.