Detroit River Evening

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Detroit River Evening

The 12th annual Detroit River Evening will be hosted in person on June 14 2023 in the evening at the Windsor Yacht Club located at 9000 Riverside Dr E, Windsor, ON. Parking is available onsite. Guests will hear updates on the Remedial Action Plan, our updated work plan to meet those goals and preview the 2022/23 annual report. The event is free, light refreshments and snacks will be served and registration is required due to limited seating.

AGENDA: 12th Annual Detroit River Evening

6:00 – 6:05 Opening Remarks – April White, Great Lakes Program Officer, Environment and Climate Change Canada

6:05 – 6:15 Tipping the scales of progress: The DRCC and progress in 2022-23 – Paul Drca, Remedial Action Plan Coordinator, Detroit River Canadian Cleanup

6:15 – 6:30 How much terrestrial habitat has been restored? – Kevin Money, Essex Region Conservation Authority

6:30- 7:00 Ojibway National Urban Park – Mike Fisher, Friends of Ojibway Prairie

7:00 – 7:15 Break

7:15 – 7:45 River Rouge Revived – John Hartig, Visiting Scholar, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor

7:45 – 7:55 Public Advisory Council update – Tom Henderson, Chair of the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup Public Advisory Council

7:55 – 8:00 Closing remarks – Paul Drca, Remedial Action Plan Coordinator, Detroit River Canadian Cleanup


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Paul Drca,, 519-776-5209 ext 356

Do I have to bring a ticket to the event?

No – we’ll have a registration list in the lobby to check you in when you arrive!

What if I reserve tickets but end up not being able to attend?

If your plans change and you’re unable to attend, please let us know by emailing or calling as soon as possible so that we can offer the tickets to others. THIS IS A SOLD OUT EVENT EVERY YEAR – but, unfortunately, seats go empty because of ‘no shows’. Please be considerate of those on the wait list and cancel your registration!