Detroit River Evening 2022

The 11th annual Detroit River Evening will be hosted virtually on September 14 2022 from 6pm to 7:30pm. Guests will hear updates on the Remedial Action Plan, our updated work plan to meet those goals and preview the 2021/22 annual report. The virtual event is free and registration is required.


Agenda

6:00 to 6:05pm

Opening Remarks

Ted Briggs, Great Lakes Advisor, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks  

6:05 – 6:15 pm

Tipping the scales of progress: The DRCC and progress in 2021-22

Paul Drca, Remedial Action Plan Coordinator, Detroit River Canadian Cleanup

6:15pm-6:45pm

US progress on restoring the Detroit River

Bob Burns and Mary Bohling, Friends of the Detroit River

6:45 – 7:00 pm

Wastewater surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 across a major North American land border

Mike McKay, GLIER, University of Windsor

7:00 – 7:10 pm

How much terrestrial habitat has been restored?

Kevin Money, Essex Region Conservation Authority 

7:10 – 7:15 pm

Public Advisory Council update

Tom Henderson, Chair of the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup Public Advisory Council

7:15 – 7:25 pm Discussion and question period
7:25 – 7:30 pm

Closing remarks

Paul Drca, Remedial Action Plan Coordinator, Detroit River Canadian Cleanup

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