DRCC Events

Is Your Urban Forest Healthy?

July 17th, 2017

Save trees in your community by becoming a forest health volunteer! You’re Invited to attend the Forest Health Volunteer Training Session to learn to detect insect and disease problems in trees.   When: Wednesday July 26th 2017 Time: 6pm to 8pm Where: Ojibway Nature Centre, 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, ON RSVP by e-mailing volunteers@bioforest.ca Download […]

Detroit River Family Fishing Day

July 11th, 2017

In partnership with Caesars Windsor Cares, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup (DRCC) hosted a free Family Fishing Day at Assumption Park in Windsor on July 8, 2017. This inaugural event took place during Ontario Family Fishing Event week when residents can fish in Ontario waters without the mandatory license. With the help of volunteers and […]

CCIW Open House

June 12th, 2017

You’re Invited!  On Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, the Canada Centre for Inland Waters is hosting an Open House in celebration of National Public Service Week and the 150th anniversary of Canada.  Over 50 exhibits will be staffed by government scientific experts, members of the Coast Guard, plus enforcement officers with Environment and […]

Paddling events to highlight Detroit River Watershed

May 9th, 2017

As part of a national effort to recognize and celebrate Canada’s Heritage Rivers, as well as the country’s 150th birthday, the Essex Region Conservation Authority and a number of local partners will host free paddling events throughout the Detroit River watershed on Sunday, June 4. Amateur and expert paddlers alike will have the opportunity to explore […]

ACT Recycling Day

April 11th, 2017

Here’s your opportunity to start some spring cleaning! Simply visit the drive-thru drop-off located in the Devonshire Mall parking lot, 9am-5pm. Recycle your computers, batteries, phones, DVD players, TVs, gently used clothing, bicycles, tires (limit of 4), microwaves, old medication and more! And be sure to visit the environmental displays in the mall, including DRCC, […]

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