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Detroit River Evening

June 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Detroit River Evening

The Detroit River Evening is a free, public event to highlight the coordinated efforts to improve the Detroit River and remove it from the list of Great Lakes’ Areas of Concern. Learn about some of the current research projects aimed at protecting, restoring and enhancing the Detroit River ecosystem. Updates include a presentation from the US Fish and Wildlife Service on the increasing Lake Sturgeon population and the launch of a new research mapping tool developed by the University of Windsor. The DRCC’s annual report will also be released for the 2016-2017 year.

The DRCC is excited to welcome keynote speaker, Marty Gervais, who will be Telling Stories from the River. Marty Gervais is an award winning journalist, photographer, poet, playwright, historian, editor and teacher. He has written more than a dozen books of poetry, two plays and a novella. His most successful work, The Rumrunners, a book about the prohibition period, was a Canadian bestseller in 1980. Marty Gervais, the City of Windsor’s first poet laureate, is also is the Resident Writing Professional at the University of Windsor where he teaches courses in editing, publishing and creative writing.

Everyone is welcome to come and learn more about what the DRCC partnership is doing for the Detroit River and its watershed.

Cost: FREE! Online registration required.

Detroit River Evening
Detroit River Evening


June 21, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Detroit River Canadian Cleanup
(519) 982-3722


Windsor Yacht Club
9000 Riverside Drive East,
windsor, Ontario N8S 1H1 Canada
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(519) 945-1863

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