DRCC News

Celebrate World Rivers Day on the Detroit River

September 21st, 2016

Media Release For Immediate Release September 20, 2016 The Detroit River celebrates progress on World Rivers Day Windsor – In recognition of World Rivers Day, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup (DRCC) 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 […]

Making Waves – a new invasive species documentary about the Great Lakes

September 13th, 2016

Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes is a two-part documentary about aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and the efforts underway to control and prevent them. Narrated by Bill Kurtis, Making Waves takes viewers below the surface of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, and into the middle of a complex war for survival. […]

Little River Twin Oaks Cleanup Event

April 19th, 2016

by Ian Naisbitt  The Little River flows north through the Twin Oaks Business Park, in East Windsor. This location is immediately south of E. C. Row Expressway, east of Lauzon Parkway and north of the Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks.  On 16 November 2015, the City of Windsor officially designated the city owned property within the […]

Habitat Restoration at Spring Garden

March 23rd, 2016

The Spring Garden Natural Area, an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI) within the Detroit River watershed, underwent a significant transformation last month, aimed at restoring and improving its outstanding habitat values. “Spring Garden has been identified as provincially, regionally, and locally significant because it is an outstanding example of remnant prairie, savannah and […]

Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Reports Available

February 5th, 2016

The 2015 Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Reports for lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario have just been published. The 2015 LAMP annual reports highlight accomplishments and progress in achieving LAMP goals during the past year, and identifies LAMP-related activities including outreach, monitoring, protection and restoration actions. Lakewide Action and Management Plans (LAMPs) are developed […]

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