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CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2017

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Boat Tour 2017. The event was a great success. Below are a sample of photos from the tour. Click on any image to view.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

     

Guest Speakers List

Ted Briggs, Great Lakes Advisor, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (Ontario). Ted is based in the Southwest Region, London, Ontario.

Doug Haffner, Professor and Senior Canada Research Chair, Great Lakes Research Institute, University of Windsor; Co-Director China-Canada Three Gorges Water Science Centre and Distinguished Research Fellow, Yunnan University. http://web4.uwindsor.ca/gdhresearch

Phil Roberts is the former Executive Director of Parks, City of Windsor. Previously, Phil was President of the Essex County Field Naturalists' Club and a volunteer with the Citizens Environment Alliance.


CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2016

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Boat Tour 2016. The event was a great success. Below are a sample of photos from the tour. Click on any image to view.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

     

      

Guest Speakers List

Peter Werbe returns as Master of Ceremonies for the tour. Peter is host of phone-in talk show Nightcall on WRIF-FM 101.1, the longest running talk show in US radio history; and a morning interview program on WCSX-FM 94.7 and WMGC-FM 105.1 in Detroit. Nightcall and Peter's interviews are also podcasted, more information is available at peterwerbe.com.

John Hartig, Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and writer. His latest book is Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons from Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. John is also a board member of Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.

Theresa McClenaghan, Executive Director and Counsel, Canadian Environmental Law Association. Appointed as Executive Director of CELA in 2007, Theresa has practiced public interest environmental law, in private practice since 1985 and at CELA as counsel from 1998-2006.

Phil Roberts is the Executive Director of Parks, City of Windsor. Previously, Phil was President of the Essex County Field Naturalists' Club and a volunteer with the Citizens Environment Alliance.


CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2015

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Boat Tour 2015. The event was a great success. Below are a sample of photos from the tour. Click on any image to view.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

     

Guest Speakers List

John Hartig, Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and writer. His latest book is Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons from Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.

Nick Schroeck directs and teaches the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic at Wayne State University Law School. In addition, he is executive director of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center. Previously, Professor Schroeck worked for the National Wildlife Federation, America's largest conservation organization, out of its Great Lakes Natural Resources Center in Ann Arbor.

Phil Roberts is the Executive Director of Parks, City of Windsor. Previously, Phil was President of the Essex County Field Naturalists' Club and a volunteer with the Citizens Environment Alliance.

Peter Werbe returns as Master of Ceremonies for the tour. Peter is host of phone-in talk show Nightcall on WRIF-FM 101.1, the longest running talk show in US radio history; and a morning interview program on WCSX-FM 94.7 and WMGC-FM 105.1 in Detroit. Nightcall and Peter's interviews are also podcasted, more information is available at peterwerbe.com.


CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2014

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Boat Tour 2014. The event was a great success. Below are a sample of photos from the tour. Click on any image to view.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

     

Guest Speakers List

John Hartig, Ph.D. Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and writer. His latest book is the award winning, Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire.

Angela Bischoff is the Outreach Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance. The Ontario Clean Air Alliance is a coalition of individuals and organizations, including the CEA, that represent over six million Ontarians. Angela was recently the winner of Now Magazine's best activist award.

Phil Roberts, Member of the Essex County Field Naturalistsí Club, and is active with many other environmental organizations, including the Citizens Environment Alliance, the Windsor Essex County Environment Committee and the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup.

Peter Werbe returns as Master of Ceremonies for the tour. Peter is host of phone-in talk show Nightcall on WRIF-FM 101.1, the longest running talk show in US radio history; and a morning interview program on WCSX-FM 94.7 and WMGC-FM 105.1 in Detroit.


CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2013

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Boat Tour. The event was a great success. Below are a sample of photos from the Tour. Click on any image to view.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

     

Guest Speakers

Thanks to this year's guest speakers who engaged and informed our tour patrons. Your insightful knowledge regarding subjects such as the petcoke pile, Ojibway Shores and other environmental issues were informative and saliant to our region's environmental struggles.

Nick Schroeck is the executive director of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center. Nick also teaches the Environmental Law Clinic at Wayne State University Law School. Most recently, Nick worked for the National Wildlife Federation, the U.S.ís largest conservation organization, out of their Great Lakes Natural Resources Center in Ann Arbor.

John Hartig, Ph.D. Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and writer. His latest book is the award winning, Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire.

Sarah Miller is a Senior Researcher with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) where she has worked since 1978. She is currently managing a toxic use reduction project and involved in numerous cancer prevention groups and committees. Her other area of focus is in Water Sustainability where she is currently a member of several sustainability research groups. Sarah has extensive community development experience where she lives on Toronto Island.

Phil Roberts, Member of the Essex County Field Naturalistsí Club, and is active with many other environmental organizations, including the Citizens Environment Alliance, the Windsor Essex County Environment Committee and the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup.

Peter Werbe returns as Master of Ceremonies for the tour. Peter is host of phone-in talk show Nightcall on WRIF-FM 101.1, the longest running talk show in US radio history; and a morning interview program on WCSX-FM 94.7 and WMGC-FM 105.1 in Detroit.


CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2012

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Boat Tour. The event was a great success. Below are a sample of photos from the Tour. Click on any image to view.

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

     

Guest Speakers

Thanks to this year's guest speakers for making our tour a great success.

Dr. Lynda Corkum is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Windsor and author of Fishes of Essex County and Surrounding Waters.

John Hartig, Ph.D. Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and writer. His latest book is the award winning, Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire.

Kevin Kamps is a nuclear waste management specialist with Beyond Nuclear.

Phil Roberts, President of the Essex County Field Naturalistsí Club, and is active with many other environmental organizations, including the Citizens Environment Alliance, the Windsor Essex County Environment Committee and the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup.

Peter Werbe returns as Master of Ceremonies for the tour. Peter is host of phone-in talk show Nightcall on WRIF-FM 101.1; and a morning interview program on WCSX-FM 94.7 and WMGC-FM 105.1 in Detroit.


CEA State of the Detroit River Boat Tour 2011

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Guest Speakers

Thanks to this year's guest speakers for making this boat tour a memorable one.

John Hartig, Ph.D. Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and writer. His latest book is the award winning, Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire

Doug Haffner, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair, Great Lakes Environmental Health based at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor

Michael Keegan Environmental and energy campaigner based in southeast Michigan. He currently chairs The Coalition for a Nuclear Free Great Lakes and is also co-chair of Don't Waste Michigan.

Phil Roberts, President of the Essex County Field Naturalistsí Club, and is active with many other environmental organizations, including the Citizens Environment Alliance, the Windsor Essex County Environment Committee and the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup.

Peter Werbe returns as Master of Ceremonies for the tour. Peter is host of phone-in talk show Nightcall on WRIF-FM 101.1; and a morning interview program on WCSX-FM 94.7 and WMGC-FM 105.1 in Detroit.