DRCC News

Sustain Our Great Lakes 2017 Funding Opportunity

January 3rd, 2017

Sustain Our Great Lakes is soliciting applications for competitive funding to restore and enhance habitat in the Great Lakes basin. Details about this funding opportunity are provided in the Request for Proposals. The submission deadline for full applications is February 21, 2017. Please note, the pre-proposal stage included in past years has been eliminated for 2017. Additional application information is available at www.sustainourgreatlakes.org. Sustain Our Great […]

Keep your drains and sewers safe and happy this holiday

December 20th, 2016

It’s a no-brainer, families across Windsor-Essex County will have an increased amount of cooking fat waste that will be generated from all of the great dinners over the holidays. The DRCC would like to remind everyone that sewer backups caused by clogged lines from FOG (fats, oils and greases) can cause damage to homes, public […]

Agronomic Land Management Specialist Job Posting

November 22nd, 2016

Position Title: Agronomic Land Management SpecialistTerm: January 3, 2017 or ASAP to August 31, 2018Location: 125 Resources Road, Etobicoke, ON or University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, or another location may be negotiated Download Posting here  Full Description The University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER), seeks a highly motivated, well organized individual […]

Great Lakes Sustainability Fund

November 21st, 2016

Environment and Climate Change Canada is calling for proposals to the Great Lakes Sustainability Fund. The deadline is January 16th 2017. Priority for GLSF funding will be given to projects that directly contribute towards the completion of necessary remedial actions and beneficial use impairments identified in the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup’s most current work plan. […]

Help Stop Lake Sturgeon Poaching

November 10th, 2016

In September 2009, Lake Sturgeon were listed as threatened for the Great Lakes – Upper St. Lawrence and Northwestern Ontario populations and as special concern for the Hudson Bay – James Bay population. There is a ban in Ontario to commercially and sport fish Lake Sturgeon. We’re seeing a comeback in the Detroit River population, […]

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