Events, Nature and Outdoors

Public Invited To Celebrate Restoration Milestones For The Detroit River

The public is invited to join the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup (DRCC) at their 13th Annual Detroit River Evening to celebrate restoration milestones for the Detroit River.

The event will take place on June 19 2024 from 6pm to 8pm at the Ojibway Nature Centre (5200 Matchette Rd, Windsor, ON N9C 4E8) or virtually via Microsoft Teams (link to join meeting provided once registered).

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.

During the event you will learn about some of the current research and restoration projects aimed at protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Detroit River ecosystem. Updates will include a presentation from Claire Sanders, Partnership and Communications Officer with Parks Canada, discussing the proposed National Urban Park in the Windsor area.

Lindsay Bennett, Manager, Environmental for Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority and Katie Bosco, Manager of Outreach and Engagement at Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, will provide a presentation discussing the sustainable design features integrated into the construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, along with environmental considerations and mitigation measures implemented across the project sitesWe will also release the DRCC’s annual report for 2023-2024.

“The Detroit River Evening offers an opportunity for anyone interested in the environmental health of the river to come out and learn about all the work being done by our partners,” said Jackie Serran, Detroit River Canadian Cleanup Remedial Action Plan Coordinator. “There has been a lot of progress towards improving the health of the Detroit River and we are looking forward to updating everyone on our work.”

Everyone is welcome to come and learn more about what the DRCC partnership is doing for the Detroit River and its watershed. The event is free, but space is limited, and registration is required. Please register online for the in person or virtual event at

Wednesday June 19, 2024 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Ojibway Nature Centre
5200 Matchette Rd, Windsor, ON N9C 4E8
online via Microsoft Teams (link provided with registration)

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