DRCC News

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 […]

You’re Invited to Shiver on the River!

January 12th, 2017

Shiver on the River The Shiver is a family oriented event designed to bring people down to the Detroit River and learn from organizations that focus on protecting it and provide opportunities to learn about it. It’s a great time to get outside in the winter and discover the many wonderful attractions at Belle Isle […]

Essex Region Conservation Awards Ceremony

January 11th, 2017

You’re Invited! On Thursday January 19th 2017, the Essex Region Conservation Authority will be hosting their Annual General Meeting as well as the 2016 Conservation Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at the Essex Civic Centre, 360 Fairview Avenue West in Essex, ON at 7pm. Someone who works very closely with the DRCC on […]

Sustain Our Great Lakes 2017 Funding Opportunity

January 3rd, 2017

Sustain Our Great Lakes is soliciting applications for competitive funding to restore and enhance habitat in the Great Lakes basin. Details about this funding opportunity are provided in the Request for Proposals. The submission deadline for full applications is February 21, 2017. Please note, the pre-proposal stage included in past years has been eliminated for 2017. Additional application information is available at www.sustainourgreatlakes.org. Sustain Our Great […]

Keep your drains and sewers safe and happy this holiday

December 20th, 2016

It’s a no-brainer, families across Windsor-Essex County will have an increased amount of cooking fat waste that will be generated from all of the great dinners over the holidays. The DRCC would like to remind everyone that sewer backups caused by clogged lines from FOG (fats, oils and greases) can cause damage to homes, public […]

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