Tag Archive: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

10 Cities Campaign: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Ask people what comes to mind when they think of Detroit and you get answers like ‘concrete,’ ‘cars,’ and ‘vacant buildings’ so it might come as a surprise that just 20 miles south of Detroit is the Detroit River IWR

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Reacquaint Yourself With Wildlife Refuges in 10 Cities

In 2018, we’re going to remind people to get engaged with wildlife refuges by highlighting events and activities taking place around the country, from cleaning up rivers and waterways in Los Angeles to observing butterflies in South Texas to youth leaders from underrepresented communities learning about the fragile wetland ecosystem in Florida. We hope that people will feel energized and engaged by taking part in one of these events, or leave  with a greater understanding of the benefits of conservation, and that they continue to visit their community’s wildlife refuges or participate in related local programs for years to come!

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Partnerships in the Refuge System: International Wildlife Refuge Alliance and the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation

Joann Van Aken is the Executive Director of the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance (IWRA). The mission of the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance is to support the first international wildlife refuge in North America by working through partnerships to protect, conserve, …

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