DRCC News

Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Guidance Manual

July 6th, 2017

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (“ministry”) is seeking public input on two consultants’ reports; a jurisdictional scan of international stormwater management requirements for controlling rainwater volumes, and potential runoff targets. The ultimate goal of stormwater management is to maintain the health of streams, lakes and aquatic life. To achieve this goal, […]

Detroit River Evening 2017

June 23rd, 2017

On June 21st, the DRCC hosted the 7th annual Detroit River Evening with Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and other DRCC partners at the Windsor Yacht Club. The event started with the screening of the short Canada150 video ‘Eau Canada,’ developed by Canadian Heritage Rivers and singing […]

Eco Adventure to Peche Island

June 22nd, 2017

DRCC partners went on an Eco Adventure hosted by Windsor Adventure Inc. to Peche Island on June 21 2017. The group included representatives from the DRCC, Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Friends of the Detroit River, DRCC PAC, Essex Region Conservation Authority, and individuals who are actively involved in […]

State of the Great Lakes 2017 / État des Grands Lacs 2017

June 20th, 2017

State of the Great Lakes 2017 The Governments of Canada and the United States are pleased to release the State of the Great Lakes 2017 Highlights Report. Overall, the Great Lakes are assessed as Fair and Unchanging. While progress to restore and protect the Great Lakes has been made, including the reduction of toxic chemicals, […]

CCIW Open House

June 12th, 2017

You’re Invited!  On Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, the Canada Centre for Inland Waters is hosting an Open House in celebration of National Public Service Week and the 150th anniversary of Canada.  Over 50 exhibits will be staffed by government scientific experts, members of the Coast Guard, plus enforcement officers with Environment and […]

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