Ecosystem Approach Project

October 26th, 2022

The Healthy Headwaters Lab as part of the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Windsor is inviting you to stay connected and provide additional input to their project! An ecosystem approach accounts for the interrelationships among air, water, land, and all living things, including humans, and involves all user groups in […]

Collavino Family donates wetland habitat to ERCA to create Collavino Conservation Area

October 24th, 2022

Amherstburg – Thanks to a generous donation by the Collavino family, 150 acres of ecologically sensitive wetland habitat will be protected in perpetuity by the Essex Region Conservation Authority. The donation was finalized in early October and is a mix of wetland and floodplain within the Detroit River Area of Concern near the mouth of […]

Public Comment Period Open: Draft 2023-2025 Great Lakes Binational Priorities for Science and Action

October 11th, 2022

In accordance to Article 5, Section 2(c) of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the Parties (U.S. and Canada): “…shall establish, in consultation with the Great Lakes Executive Committee, binational priorities for science and action to address current and future threats to the quality of the Water of the Great Lakes, not later than […]

Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement: IJC Seeks Public Input on the Canadian and US Governments’ 2022 Progress Report of the Parties

October 11th, 2022

As part of its responsibilities under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission (IJC) seeks public input on the Canadian and US governments’ 2022 Progress Report of the Parties (PROP). This opportunity is ongoing until December 23 2022.  For an overview of the PROP, explore these presentations: Lake Superior; Lake Michigan; Lake Huron; Lake Erie; Lake Ontario and the […]

College Avenue Bikeway Community Tree Planting

October 6th, 2022

Volunteers are welcome to register for the upcoming fall community tree planting event hosted by the Essex Region Conservation Authority in partnership with the City of Windsor and the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. Large native to Windsor-Essex potted trees will be planted at College Avenue Bikeway Park to increase urban shade and biodiversity. Pre-registration […]

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From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.