DRCC News

Help Catalogue Species at the Ojibway Prairie BioBlitz, 2015

July 3rd, 2015

The Ojibway Prairie Complex is an ecologically important area within the Detroit River watershed with incredible biodiversity! The inaugural Ojibway Prairie BioBlitz – an event aimed at cataloguing as many species as possible within a 24-hour period – was held last year and over 1100 species were identified. This year’s Ojibway Prairie BioBlitz will be […]

DRCC Talks to Students about Benthic Invertebrates

June 1st, 2015

The Essex Region Conservation Authority initiated an educational program this year, aimed at teaching high school students about the use of benthic invertebrates in water quality monitoring. Benthic invertebrates are the critters that live on, and in, the sediment at the bottom of waterbodies. Depending on the species found in a location, inferences can be […]

Spring 2015 Little River Cleanup!

May 8th, 2015

For the past few years, Caesars Windsor Code Green volunteer group has contacted Caroline/ Essex Region Conservation Authority and requested a site for them to clean up. She coordinates and organizes the event to help them celebrate Earth Day. ┬áThis year Caroline and I checked three potential cleanup sites in the Little River Watershed: the […]

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