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E-M:/ Reminder about CEA Boat Tour

Eighth Annual Detroit River Boat Tour

The Citizens Environment Alliance (CEA) is pleased to present its Eighth Annual State of the
Detroit River Boat Tour on Saturday, September 17, 2005. Boarding at the foot of Ouellette Avenue
in downtown Windsor at 11:30 am, we will travel for four hours on the Detroit River.

We are pleased to have Detroit-radio personality Peter Werbe back as the Master of Ceremonies
for the Eighth Annual State of the Detroit River Boat Tour. Also joining us this year:

Rose Ellison, environmental scientist with USEPA's Great Lakes National Program Office. Ms.
Ellison will speak  about the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration and other US efforts on the
Detroit River.

Alan McKinnon, founder of the citizens group Citizens Protecting Ojibway Wilderness. Mr.
McKinnon will discuss the political, legislative and public relations context of the fight to save
Ojibway's natural areas from a truck highway.

Phil Roberts, President, Essex County Field Naturalists Club. Mr. Roberts will highlight significant
natural areas in Essex County and the Windsor area and discuss native animal and plant species
in the Detroit River watershed.

Lisa Tulen, CEA President. Lisa will speak about restoration developments in the Detroit River basin, habitat issues
and the CEA's activities regarding the Detroit River over the past year.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about this special river and the need for comprehensive environmental restoration and rehabilitation. 

Tickets are $40 Can/$35 US. Price includes a lunch and a four hour tour.
Please send a cheque or money order to : Citizens Environment Alliance 275 Oak Avenue, Windsor,
Ontario, N9A 5E5 or 25443 Ridgewood Drive Farmington Hills, Michigan 48336

For more information about this event, please contact:
Suzanne Friemann, Coordinator of Development and Administration (519)973-1116;

or visit the CEA website www.citizensenvironmentalliance.org

Derek Coronado
Research and Policy Coordinator,
Citizens Environment Alliance of Southwestern Ontario
275 Oak Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 5E5
phone: (519) 973-1116
fax: (519) 973-8360