The Detroit Riverfront!
The Detroit Riverfront is a special place for people AND wildlife to enjoy!
Learn more about the Detroit Riverfront!
Missing the Monarchs?
While many monarchs head to Mexico for the winter, others overwinter in Texas, California, or Florida.
Save the Monarch
2014 Annual Report
Check out the 2014 Annual Report for the only International Wildlife Refuge in North America!
Click here to read the 2014 Annual Report!
Refuges & The Next Generation
The new NWR Vision document outlines a blueprint for 21st century conservation success.
Byways to Flyways
Habitat and wildlife found along the Detroit River and Western Lake Erie offer world class opportunities for birding enthusiasts!
Eagle Tour 2016
Time to register for the 2016 Eagle Tour Lottery! In partnership with DTE Energy and Sponsored by DTE Energy and the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance.
Registering does NOT guarantee a spot on the tour. All winners will be notified by Friday January 8, 2016.
If you have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 734-362-7736Click here to register!
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
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
DTE Energy Foundation awards $25,000 grant toward construction of boat dock & fishing pier at refuge Gateway in Trenton, Michigan. Check out the News Release!
Learn more about research that has been carried out on refuge lands. Research Publications
Check out our upcoming events:Calender of Events
Construction for the NEW Detroit River IWR Visitor Center is underway! Expected completion for the 12,000 square foot, Gold-LEED certified facility is Spring 2017. Follow Our Progress
Hunting opportunities are available on select units of the Refuge. For more information download the refuge hunt brochure.
Page Photo Credits View from the Refuge Gateway © Jerry Jourdan, Wildlife Sculpture at Refuge Gateway © DTE Energy, Youth Duck Hunters © Joe Robison, Michigan, DNR
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2015