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2014 Press Releases

October 28, 2014- Fighting Island Reef Expansion Successful!

October 15, 2014- World Class Hunting in Our Backyard

August 26, 2014- Youth Work Crew Make a Difference at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

August 18, 2014- 30 Acres of Land in Monroe County added to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

July 29, 2014- BASF Provides Support to the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

July 24, 2014- Invasive Phragmites Control Successful at Refuge: Transformation of an Embayment for People and Wildlife

July 11, 2014- Summer Youth Employment Opportunities at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge 

 

2013 Press Releases

 
 
 

2012 Press Releases

 

July 11, 2012 – Hunt Package Published in Federal Register
July 2, 2012 – CN Contributes $200,000 for School Ship Dock and Fishing Pier
June 28, 2012 – Youth Conservation Corps Starts at Refuge
June 9, 2012 – Kid’s Free Fishing Day Held on Detroit RiverWalk
June 1, 2012 – Service and Grosse Ile Township to Host Sugar Island Public Forum
May 23, 2012 – Secretary Salazar Highlights Detroit River Under America’s Great Outdoors
May 9, 2012 – Prescribed Fire Planned for Strong Unit
May 8, 2012 – Refuge and Lake Erie Metropark Host International Migratory Bird Day
April 30, 2012 – Greening of Detroit Work Crew Starts at Refuge
April 26, 2012 – 2011 Annual Report Released
April 23, 2012 – Sugar Island Added to Refuge
April 12, 2012 – Earth Day Lecture Given at Monroe County Community College
April 9, 2012 – Prescribed Fire to be Carried Out in Berlin Township
April 3, 2012 – Youth Conservation Corps Jobs Offered
March 26, 2012 – Greenfire Film to be Shown at Trenton Village Theatre
January 25, 2012 – Refuge Celebrates World Wetlands Day

2011 Press Releases

 

November 7, 2011 – Extreme Makeover: Brownfield Edition 
October 31, 2011 – State of the Strait Conference Convened at EMU
September 28, 2011 – Refuge Bike & Hike
July 29, 2011 – Sustain Our Great Lakes Announces $8.2 Million in Great Lakes Projects 
July 6, 2011 – Secretary Salazar Visits Refuge
May 18, 2011 – ITC Donates $70,000 for Phragmites Control
May 17, 2011 – 2010 Annual Report Released
May 13, 2011 – Ford Volunteers Work at Humbug Marsh
May 12, 2011 – Comment Period on Draft Compatibility Determination for Farming
May 4, 2011 – Wyandot Lead Sacred Land Ceremony at Refuge Gateway
April 18, 2011 – Migratory Bird Bash to be Celebrated on International Migratory Bird Day 
April 7, 2011 – Refuge Prepares for Prescribed Burn 
Marcy 23, 2011 – Boy Scouts Restore Habitat at Refuge Gateway
March 9, 2011 – Refuge to Hire Youth Conservation Corps Students
March 2, 2011 – Detroit Audubon Society to Host Annual Conference at Cobo Hall
February 14, 2011 – Over 5,000 Mallard Ducks Documented in Humbug Marsh
February 10, 2011 – Hunt Plan Out for Public Comment
February 8, 2011 – World Wetlands Day to be Celebrated at Gibraltar Carlson High School 
February 1, 2011 – Creating a New Waterfront Porch for Wildlife and People
January 14, 2011 – Common Tern Habitat Restored on Belle Isle

2010 Press Releases

 

December 16, 2010 – Partnership to Restore Common Terns
November 19, 2010 – NOAA Announced $2.5 Million for Erie Marsh Restoration
October 29, 2010 – EMU and the Service Partner to Fight Invasive Species Using High Tech Tools
October 23, 2010 – Gibraltar Bay Unit Added to Refuge
October 22, 2010 – Great Lakes Restoration in Action in the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge 
October 12, 2010 – Nationally Renowned Raptor Photographer to Speak at Lake Erie Metropark
September 25, 2010 – Brancheau Wetlands Restored
June 25, 2010 – Refuge Participates in River Raisin Heritage Trail Dedication 
May 14, 2010 – Ford Volunteers Construct Entry Garden at Refuge Gateway
May 13, 2010 – Refuge Participates in Detroit River Days
May 5, 2010 – Refuge Hosts Migratory Bird Day
April 12, 2010 – Refuge Hosts Flying Wild Workshop
April 6, 2010 – 35-Acre Burke Tract Added to Refuge
March 23, 2010 – Refuge to Offer Youth Conservation Corps Jobs
March 20, 2010 – Audubon and Partners Kickoff Statewide Effort to Recognize IBAs
March 15, 2010 – Refuge Hosts Patch Contest
March 4, 2010 – Refuge Hosts Photography Program
February 20, 2010 – NTH Receives American Council of Engineering Companies Award for Construction of Shelter and Trails at Humbug Marsh 
February 16, 2010 – Ford Marsh Added to Refuge
February 5, 2010 – Refuge Hosts Birding on Ice Program
February 2, 2010 – Humbug Marsh Designated as Ramsar Site
January 29, 2010 – State of the Strait Report Released 
January 15, 2010 –  New Law Enforcement Officer Starts at Refuge 

  

Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014
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