Refuge Partners


"The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is a result of public-private partnerships that gained momentum through a series of intricate cooperative agreements, land exchanges and acquisitions involving governments, private businesses, citizens and conservation groups." - U.S. Representative John D. Dingell


City of Detroit, Michigan 
City of Gibraltar, Michigan 
City of Trenton, Michigan 
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 
Consumers Energy 
C.S. Mott Foundation 
Detroit Audubon Society  
Detroit Riverfront Conservancy 
Detroit Water and Sewerage Department 
Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority
Detroit Zoological Society 
Diamond Jack's River Tours 
Downriver CAER Council 
Downriver Linked Greenways Initiative 
Downriver Stream Teams 
Downriver Walleye Federation 
DTE Energy 
Ducks Unlimited 
Eastern Michigan University 
Environmental Management Association 
Erie Hunting and Fishing Club
FLW Outdoors 
Ford Motor Company 
Friends of the Detroit River 
General Motors Corporation 
Great Lakes Fishery Trust  
Great Lakes Information Network 
Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy 
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority - Metroparks 
International Joint Commission 
International Transmission Company (ITC) 
IVM Partners 
Metropolitan Affairs Coalition 
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality 
Michigan Department of Natural Resources 
Michigan Sea Grant  
Mid-American Group 
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission  
Monroe Chapter Pheasants Forever 
National Steel Corporation
National Wildlife Federation 
Nativescape, LLC 
NOAA-Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory 
Pointe Mouillee Waterfowl Festival 
Riverside Kayak Connection  
Rouge River Bird Observatory 
Southeast Michigan Raptor Research 
Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce 
The AT&T Foundation 
The Nature Conservancy 
The Stewardship Network 
Trust for Public Land 
University of Michigan 
University of Michigan - Dearborn 
University of Michigan - Dearborn - Environmental Interpretive Center 
University of Toledo - Lake Erie Center 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Detroit District 
U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office - Detroit 
U.S. Geological Survey - Great Lakes Science Center 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes National Program Office 
U.S. Steel 
Waste Management 
Wayne County 
Wayne County - Detroit Visitor and Convention Bureau 
Wayne County Community College 
Wayne County Parks Department 
Wayne State University 
Wild Birds Unlimited Inc. - Pathways to Nature Conservation Fund 
Wildlife Habitat Council 


Consulate General - Detroit 
Consulate General of Canada 
Environment Canada 
Essex Region Conservation Authority 
International Joint Commission 
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources 
University of Windsor 
University of Windsor - Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research