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 […]

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 […]

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