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Help us protect Belle Isle's


For the enjoyment of all - now and forever


BIC Appoints 
New President & CEO

For the past 10 years, Dr. Meagan Elliott has led green space planning initiatives for the City of Detroit, first as Chief Parks Planner and since 2021 as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Meagan led the Joe Louis Greenway Framework Plan, and is the City lead in the $350 million campaign for a Unified Greenway for the Joe Louis Greenway and the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. She takes the reins on July 1st. 


Become a Belle Isle Park volunteer!

We are in need of folks ready to make an impact on Belle Isle! Volunteer orientations occur on a rolling basis, so you can just jump right in. 

Upcoming New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, June 1
10:00am - 11:30pm
Belle Isle Aquarium

Belle Isle Conservancy's mission 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. A result of merging four groups dedicated to supporting the park, Belle Isle Conservancy works in close partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the City of Detroit to bring additional resources to supporting and sustaining the park.

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park located in Detroit with historic, environmental, and cultural resources that have been beloved for generations. The park is home to the Belle Isle Aquarium,  Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle Nature Center,  the James Scott Memorial Fountain, and more!


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