DRCC News

Paddling events to highlight Detroit River Watershed

May 9th, 2017

As part of a national effort to recognize and celebrate Canada’s Heritage Rivers, as well as the country’s 150th birthday, the Essex Region Conservation Authority and a number of local partners will host free paddling events throughout the Detroit River watershed on Sunday, June 4. Amateur and expert paddlers alike will have the opportunity to explore […]

DRCC Launches Public Consultation on Dredging Re-Designation Assessment Report

May 3rd, 2017

Feedback Welcomed The DRCC is looking for your feedback on its recommendation to remove the ‘Restrictions on Dredging Activities’ from the Detroit River’s list of impaired beneficial uses. The partnership uses a list of 14 potential beneficial use impairments or BUIs to determine the condition of the Detroit River. As of May 2017, the Detroit […]

Canada and Ontario Extend Public Consultations on Draft Action Plan to Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

April 27th, 2017

This is to inform you that the public comment period for the Canada-Ontario Draft Action Plan for Lake Erie has been extended by an additional 15 days. The new deadline to submit comments is Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Please submit your comments through Canada’s engagement platform www.letstalklakeerie.ca or Ontario’s Environmental Registry www.ontario.ca/EBR. We look forward […]

Earth Day Celebration Along Little River

April 26th, 2017

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago and the next best time is today.” ~Chinese Proverb~ On Sunday, 23 April, the Windsor-Essex community celebrated Earth Day 2017 by planting 2205 trees and shrubs. We moved to a new location this year in the Little River Corridor Park. Planting took place on […]

Volunteers clear litter along the Little River corridor

April 12th, 2017

The CodeGreen group from Caesars Windsor chose to clean up the Twin Oaks Parkland site again. The Little River flows north through this site 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. Plans were made to cleanup on […]

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