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Partnerships

IWRA_Crew_WFF_ProfilePhoto_CroppedThe National Wildlife Refuge System is committed to building partnerships which encourage conservation and preservation of our natural and cultural resources.

Friends Group Information

 

Established in 2006, the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance (IWRA) is the official Friends group for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. IWRA is an independent, donor-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the mission and purposes of the refuge by working through partnerships to protect, conserve, and manage the refuge’s wildlife and habitats. The Alliance provides vital services to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge such as community outreach, habitat restoration, special events support, advocacy, and fundraising. Additional information about IWRA can be found at: http://www.iwralliance.org 


IWRA's Executive Director, Joann Van Aken, can also be reached at iwr_alliance@yahoo.com or phoned at (734) 692-7671


International Wildlife Refuge Alliance
Large Lakes Research Station,
9311 Groh Road, Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Phone: 734- 692-7671;
Fax: 734-692-7603;
E-mail: iwr_alliance@yahoo.com


Download the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance Brochure  

 

 

OTHER PARTNERS

For a complete list of Refuge partners, click HERE. 
 
 

UNITED STATES

BASF
http://www.basf.com/group/corporate/us/en/

Chrysler
http://www.chrysler.com/en/

Detroit Audubon Society
http://www.detroitaudubon.org/

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
http://www.detroitriverfront.org/

Detroit Zoological Society
http://www.detroitzoo.org/About/About_the_Zoo/Detroit_Zoological_Society

Downriver Walleye Federation
http://www.dwfonline.com/

DTE Energy
http://dteenergy.com/

Ducks Unlimited
http://www.ducks.org/

Eastern Michigan University
http://www.emich.edu/

Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/

Ford Motor Company
http://www.ford.com/

Friends of Detroit River
http://www.detroitriver.org/

General Motors
http://www.gm.com/

Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy
http://www.ginlc.org/

Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority
http://www.metroparks.com/

ITC
http://www.itc-holdings.com/

Metropolitan Affairs Coalition
http://www.semcog.org/MAC.aspx

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
http://www.michigan.gov/deq

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigan.gov/dnr

Michigan Sea Grant
http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/

Pointe Mouillee Waterfowl Festival
http://www.miwaterfowlfest.org/

The Nature Conservancy
http://www.nature.org/

The Stewardship Network
http://www.stewardshipnetwork.org/

University of Michigan
http://www.umich.edu/

University of Michigan – Dearborn
http://www.umd.umich.edu/

Waste Management
http://www.wm.com/

Wayne County Parks Department
http://www.co.wayne.mi.us/dps/dps_parks.htm

Wayne State University
http://wayne.edu/

CANADA

Consulate General of Canada
http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/detroit/

Environment Canada
http://www.ec.gc.ca/

Essex Region Conservation Authority
http://www.erca.org/

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/

University of Windsor
http://www.uwindsor.ca/


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Last Updated: Feb 04, 2013
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