The Detroit River Canadian Cleanup Recognizes World Wetlands Day

February 1st, 2017

World Wetlands Day, February 2, 2017 Each year, World Wetlands Day is recognized on February 2nd, which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance in Ramsar, Iran on February 2nd 1971. This internationally celebrated day began in 1997 with the goal to raise awareness of the importance of […]

CWS – Public consultations bait and hunting of Migratory Game Birds/ Consultation publique restrictions concernant l’appâtage

January 24th, 2017

Hello, (le français suit) The Canadian Wildlife Service of Environment and Climate Change Canada is currently holding consultations on proposals related to baiting and hunting of migratory game birds. This current consultation is a continuation of the revision process of the Migratory Birds Regulations initiated in 2014 and relates specifically to issues associated with baiting […]

Essex Region Conservation Authority recognizes Tom Henderson, DRCC PAC Chair

January 20th, 2017

Tom Henderson, the DRCC Public Advisory Council Chair was recognized with the Volunteer Award at the Essex Region Conservation Authority’s 2016 Conservation Awards ceremony on January 18th 2017. He received the award because of his dedication for more than 25 years of volunteering to improve the Little River and the Detroit River watersheds. The passage […]

Essex Region Conservation Honours Award Winners

January 20th, 2017

Posted on January 19, 2017 Eleven organizations and individuals have been recognized with Essex Region Conservation Awards for their efforts in making the Windsor/Essex/Pelee Island region the Place for Life. “Tonight marks the 25th anniversary of honouring those who have made tangible contributions to our regional environment,” said newly-elected Chair Rick Fryer. “It is rewarding to […]

IJC Draft Report for Public Comment Assesses Governments’ Progress to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes

January 18th, 2017

IJC Draft Report for Public Comment Assesses Governments’ Progress to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes January 18, 2017                                                                                                For Immediate Release                                                                                                            In its draft Triennial Assessment of Progress (TAP) report under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission commends Canada and the United States for their exemplary binational commitment […]

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