2012 Annual Report Available
Check out the 2012 Annual Report and catch up on the many exciting happenings taking place at America's ONLY international wildlife refuge!
Find out when the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is open for visitation.
Annual Benefit Dinner
Join the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance on May 18th at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House for the 8th Annual Benefit Dinner!
Youth in the Great Outdoors
During FY 2012, the USFWS employed more than 3,500 youth (ages 15-25) as part of the Youth in the Great Outdoors Initiative.
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Check Us Out on Facebook!
The International Wildlife Refuge Alliance has created a brand new Facebook page! Check it out and keep up with the latest Refuge news!
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LEARN MORE ABOUT DRIWR
Detroit River IWR is nearly 6,000 acres of islands, coastal wetlands, marshes, shoals, and waterfront lands along 48 miles of Detroit River and Western Lake Erie shorelines. Find out more about the units that make up the nation's ONLY international wildlife refuge. Discover Your Refuge
Volunteers at Detroit River IWR play an important role in protecting our nation's precious resources. Check out the list of available volunteer positions and start volunteering today! Get Involved Today
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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In the Fall of 2012, Canadian partners signed a binational agreement establishing the Western Lake Erie Watersheds Priority Natural Area. This historic collaboration established the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. Detroit River IWR. Continue Reading...
Something exciting is always happening at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. Check out our Wildside Newsletter and catch up on our latest news with Refuge Press Releases. Refuge Publications
Plans for the NEW Boat Dock and Fishing Pier are underway! Learn more about this exciting addition to the Refuge Gateway and find out how you can get involved!Join the Campaign!
Hunting opportunities are available on select units of the Refuge. For more information about Detroit River IWR's hunt program download the refuge hunt brochure.
Page Photo Credits View from the Refuge Gateway - © Jerry Jourdan, All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 16, 2013