Belle Isle Conservancy

Pawel Gaul

The mission of 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.

Belle Isle Park is owned by the City of Detroit, managed by the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), and supported by Belle Isle Conservancy. The Conservancy operates the Belle Isle Aquarium and works closely with the MDNR, the City of Detroit, and island partners to bring additional resources to Belle Isle, advocate for the park, host programming, and actively raise funds for needed projects and improvements.


    Lori Feret


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