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E-M:/ Fwd: 27 March 2001 "State of the Strait: Status/Trends of the Detroit River Ecosystem"
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- From: Geoffrey Habron <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 09:34:07 -0500
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From: Mark Breederland <email@example.com>
Subject: 27 March 2001 "State of the Strait: Status/Trends of
Detroit River Ecosystem"
Just wanted to point out the March 27, 2001 Detroit River conference
which Michigan Sea Grant is co-sponsoring - this information was also
released via GLIN-Announce last week. I'm coordinating/moderating a
session on "Waterfront Redevelopment and New Urbanism and
Neighborhoods" during the conference. There is no registration
fee but advance registration is required (available electronically on web
We also have info on this conference on the Detroit American Heritage
STATE OF THE STRAIT CONFERENCE
New Knowledge, Expert Speakers at Milestone Conference
Plan to join us on Tuesday, 27 March 2001 to learn what leading researchers
have to say about the state of the Detroit River watershed.
The Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER) at the
University of will host State of the Strait: The Detroit River on the 300th
Anniversary of French Settlement of the Detroit-Windsor Region.
The conference will bring together natural and social scientists, resource
managers and interested citizens working on the rehabilitation and
protection of the Detroit River ecosystem to share research, monitoring and
management data on the state of the Detroit River.
Current co-sponsors of the conference are Environment Canada, the
University of Windsor, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Michigan Sea
Grant, Detroit Edison - A DTE Energy company, and the Windsor Port
Invited speakers will address:
Historic development and uses of the Detroit River
Changes in the river's fishery, biota and benthos over time
Current habitat and biodiversity
Stressors of the river's environmental health
Assessment of environmental stressors relating to waterfront development
and new urbanism and neighborhoods
Progress in developing a monitoring strategy under the Four Party Agreement
(Environment Canada, US Environmental Protection Agency, Michigan
Department of Environmental Quality and the Ontario Ministry of
Call for Posters/Displays
We invite you to tell your success stories. If you have a cleanup, research
or remediation project of potential interest to others working on the
Detroit River, please contact Jennifer Read at GLIER, University of
Windsor. If you are a collaborator please indicate if your organization or
agency requires display space. Contact: Jennifer Read (firstname.lastname@example.org) no
later than 31 January 2001.
Although registration is free, pre-registration by 5 March is required
online at http://www.uwindsor.ca/glier or by e-mail (send your name,
affiliation, telephone number and e-mail address to email@example.com or
firstname.lastname@example.org by telephone at 519 - 253-3000 ext. 3757 or 2045 (Canada) or 313 - 963-6112 ext. 3757 or 2045 (US).
Conference details appear on the GLIER homepage at
(email@example.com or phone 519.253.3000 ext. 3757 or 313.963.6112 ext. 3757)
(firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519.253-3000 ext. 2045 or 313.963.6112 ext. 2045)
This event will be held in conjunction with the Lake Erie at the Millennium
conference (Contact Jan Ciborowski, email@example.com).
Geoffrey Habron Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Department of Sociology
13 Natural Resources Building 316 Berkey Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824
517-432-8086 voice 517-355-6639 voice
517-432-1699 fax 517-432-2856 fax