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    • Volunteer Outreach Event

      Volunteer Outreach Event

      March 10, ThursdayVolunteer Outreach Event 6pm – 8pm Location TBA.An open house event for those interested in being a part of the growth of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. There will be information on how you can put your time, skills and passion to use for the refuge. A great way to get involved and learn before we open our doors to the public and participate in the first days of the refuge’s openings. Come experience wildlife as a volunteer!Contact us at for more information or by calling at 734-362-7736 

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    • Presentation at Trenton Village Theater April 5, 2016

      Trenton Theater

      Join us for a conservation themed film (topic TBD) at 7:00pm at the Trenton Village Theater on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. For more information please contact Jennie Braatz at or at 734-362-7736.

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    • 2016 Lower Detroit River Litter Clean Up

      FDR clean up

      April 23, SaturdayLower Detroit River Litter Clean Up 9am – 2pm5, 20Presented by Friends of the Detroit River on Belle Isle, Detroit, MI.In late April each year, a flotilla of small boats ferries eager volunteers out to various islands and shorelines in the Lower Detroit River to collect the accumulated debris that has collected over the past year. This event is the Lower Detroit River Cleanup, and is based at Rotary Park in Trenton, thanks to the support of the City of Trenton. Over the years, the Cleanup has removed tons of trash from the lower river. The Cleanup is the Riverkeeper Program project, and gives volunteers the opportunity to help make the river cleaner, as well as to get out on the river and to appreciate the need for stewardship of this valuable resource. Volunteers and the trash collected are returned to the park, where lunch is

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    • May 14th 2016 Saturday Open House at Humbug Marsh

      bird program guided Jerry Jourdan

      May 14, SaturdayOpen House at Humbug Marsh 12pm – 3pmIncludes naturalist led early morning (7:30am), mid-morning (10:00 am) and mid-day (12:00 pm) bird hikes with family friendly bird activities (12:00 – 3:00 pm). The first open house of the season is an extra special day with guided tours highlighting and celebrating the migration of nearly 350 species of migratory birds as they return to their nesting habitats in North America after their tropical winter vacation.

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    • Guided Birding Program (Gibraltar Bay Unit, Grosse Ile)

      bird program guided Jerry Jourdan

      May 20, FridayGuided Birding Program (Gibraltar Bay Unit, Grosse Ile) 5pm – 7pmJoin the Visitor Services Team on the Gibraltar Bay Unit for a guided birding event. Walk the trails and discover the beauty of this refuge unit! Come for a portion or the entire event.

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Last Updated: Apr 01, 2015
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