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The 2014 Calendar of Events for the International Wildlife Refuge is now online. Check the dates for an event...

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The 2013 Annual Report is now available to be viewed and downloaded online.

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IWRA Board Secretary, Roberta Urbani, presents the winner of the Great Lakes Freighter Adventure raffle...

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Upcoming Events

Sundays (From June through October)   1pm - 4pm  
Gibraltar Bay Unit Open House

Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy
(entrance on East River Road, half mile south of Groh Road in Grosse Ile, MI)

JULY 19, Saturday   9:30 – 11:30 am  Volunteer Orientation Training
Volunteers for the DRIWR who have not yet gone through the briefing are encouragd to attend.  Registration required.

JULY 20, Sunday   3 – 6 pm   Sundaes on a Sunday in the Refuge
Join us to learn more scoop on the Brancheau Unit of the DRIWR. Learn how water management techniques for invasive species control are used with Steve Dushane, Assistant Refuge Manager, followed by scooping up a delicious Sunday afternoon treat courtesy of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. Park and meet at the Swan Creek Boat Club, 6332 Brancheau St, Newport, MI.

JULY 24, Thursday   1 – 7 pm   Humbug Marsh Unit Open House
led by the 2014 Youth Conservation Corps. Watch for upcoming announcements detailing educational features offered throughout the day.

AUGUST 9, Saturday   TBA   Kayak in the Refuge
Riverside Kayak Connection will lead this 3 hour tour departing from Lake Erie Metropark in waters that traverse through the Refuge.  Registration is required.

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