DRCC Events

Green Speaker Series: Invasive Phragmites: Expert Panel

December 6th, 2016

The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and the Windsor Essex County Environment Committee (WECEC) is hosting a Green Speaker Series event on Wednesday December 14th 2016 at 7:00pm at the Essex County Civic Centre (360 Fairview Ave West, Essex, ON). Join the discussion and hear from an expert panel who will discuss invasive phragmites. For […]

Bird Studies Canada Projects

November 17th, 2016

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas Program The Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) Program is a program that works to identify, monitor, and conserve the world’s most important sites for birds and biodiversity.  Sites are designated using a science-based approach which sets criteria and thresholds for trigger species.  In Canada IBAs are triggered mainly by […]

6th Annual Detroit River Evening

October 18th, 2016

6th Annual Detroit River Evening The Detroit River Canadian Cleanup (DRCC) hosted their 6th Annual Detroit River Evening on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER). The Detroit River Evening is a free, public event to highlight the coordinated efforts to improve the Detroit River and remove it from the […]

ECO Commissioner of Ontario to visit Windsor

October 18th, 2016

Event this Thursday October 13th 2016: Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Dr. Dianne Saxe is coming to Windsor to talk about our local environment and discuss the Environmental Bill of Rights. This event takes place at Ojibway Nature Centre from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, please RSVP call 311 or toll free: 1-877-746-4311. See poster for more details.

World Rivers Day Celebration at the Detroit River

September 19th, 2016

In recognition of World Rivers Day, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup is announcing that two indicators of the Detroit River’s quality are now considered restored, and no longer impaired. The frequency of beach closures is no different than sites outside of the Detroit River and the aesthetics of the River are void of substances, questionable […]

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